Jul 07, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog SVC 
2020-2021 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College and Career Bridge (CCB)

Program Overview

The College and Career Bridge program sets students on a pathway toward their desired college major and career. Adults returning to school after a break of several years or who are seeking to improve academic skills receive quality and supportive instruction to help gain the reading, writing, math, and academic skills needed to succeed in college level courses.

Pathway Options

On Ramp

Improve foundational reading and writing skills while learning about topics that move you toward meeting your goal whether it be high school completion or preparing to enter a college certificate or degree program.

College and Workforce Prep Academy (CWPA)

Improve academic readiness through mastering critical thinking, reading and writing skills to prepare to enter a college program while exploring certificate and degree options in your area of interest. Successful completion of CWPA helps students earn English competency toward a high school diploma; prepares students for enrollment in I-BEST; and prepares students for transition to a college certificate or degree program.

Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST)

I-BEST pairs a professional or technical program with Adult Basic Education courses; including reading, writing, and math skills. I-BEST provides educational access and support for students to progress further and faster along career pathways.​​


Integrated pre-college math prepares students for entry into WMATH 100 - Professional Technical Applied Math  or MATH 097 - Beginning Algebra  in a supportive student friendly environment.

Cost of Program

CCB, On Ramp, and CWPA tuition is $25 per quarterYou may take more than one CCB class at no extra cost.   A tuition waiver is available for those who qualify.

Students enrolled in I-BEST pay regular tuition for the college courses, but do not pay for the CCB support class. Financial aid may be available for those who qualify.

Program Admissions

New students should register for CCB 010 - CCB Orientation . Orientation classes are held the week before classes start.

Option 1: If you are not ready to enter a college program, but know that you want to improve your reading, writing and/or math skills enroll as follows:

  • Mount Vernon Campus: Assistance in registering is available in Lewis Hall at the Admissions Desk or in room L127.
  • Oak Harbor Campus: Assistance in registering is available Old Main at the Admissions Desk

Option 2: If you know what college program you want to pursue follow the SVC application process. As you go through the admissions and advising process counselors will help you enroll in the classes right for you.