Key Dates and Deadlines


December 2

Information Session
Lake Michigan College, 
Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor
6 p.m.

December 4

Information Session
Southwestern Michigan College
6 p.m.

December 10

Information Session
Berrien RESA
6 p.m.

December 11

Applications released 


February 7

Applications due 
(both electronic and paper portions)

February 18 & 19

Family Interviews
4:30-8:30 p.m. (individually scheduled)

February 20

Family Interviews (make-up date)

March 9

Applicants notified of program acceptance

March 24

Student/Parent Meeting
Berrien RESA
6 p.m.

March 31

New Cohort Meeting (Class of 2023-students only)
Berrien RESA
Session 1- 5:30 p.m.
Session 2- 6:45 p.m.

May 2020

Fall 2019 Class Scheduling

July 13- 17

College Success Bootcamp (required)
Class of 2023* 

July 8

Bootcamp Reboot (required)
Class of 2022* 

*Class year represents the student’s 13th year of school.

All students will be expected to attend Cohort Meetings throughout the school year.

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Contact Information


Early/Middle College Consultant 
Melissa Springsteen 
(269) 471-7725, ext. 1304

Students and their families may also contact their local high school counselor/guidance office.