Bronco Scholars

Commuter Option

A tutor and student work together in a math class

About Bronco Scholars Commuter

The Bronco Scholars Commuter Option is designed for students who live near campus and prefer to live at home while completing their 6-week class. It also provides flexibility for students with work, travel or family responsibilities.
This option is offered at a low cost to students.

Commuter Option Details

Program Eligibility

Bronco Scholars participation is by invitation only, and for CPP students in need of additional support in mathematics based on CSU Multiple Measures. Keep tabs on your personal and CPP email inboxes for information. 

If you are invited to participate, we strongly encourage you to join the program.

Program Dates

June 4: Bronco Scholars 101 Participation Info Session
June 20 and 21: Bronco Scholars Kickoff
June 24: Class Registration Deadline / Fees Due
June 24: Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive Full Refund
June 24-August 2: Instruction Dates
August 2: Final Exams


Classes are $191 per unit. There is a $2 student fee. Your BroncoDirect account balance will update with your charges.

Watch Our 2024 Info Session 


What is the Difference between the Commuter and Residential Options?

Table Comparing Bronco Scholars Commuter and Residential

Program Feature Commuter Residential
Enroll in a 3-4 unit General Education math course (GE Area B4)
Transitional workshops (campus resources, tools, etc.) 
Embedded Math Tutors
Access to Success Coaches
Peer Mentor Support
Financial Literacy Workshops
Enroll in a 3-unit Ethnic Studies General Education course (GE Area F)
Summer Residential Housing

Summer Meals



Cost of Program

Low-Cost* FREE

*Commuter students with an Financial Aid Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of 6,000 or less receive a tuition waiver, but must cover cost of textbooks and parking permit; Students with an EFC higher than 6,000 pay a reduced tuition rate of $191/unit.