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Coyotes Achieve Summer Program 2023

Welcome to the Coyotes Achieve summer program! You have been selected to get an early start at CSUSB with our 4-week summer program where you will earn 1-unit of academic credit FREE. Students will receive intensive mathematics preparation, learn about CSUSB, build community with other incoming students, and engage with peer leaders.

Selected students have been enroll in the Early Start Math course (ESM 1050). Submit the Coyotes Achieve confirmation form to confirm or decline your participation. 

Confirmation Deadline: Monday, June 26,

Watch a recording of the Welcome Orientation Meeting for Students and Families that occurred Monday, June 26:

Recording Link

Passcode: 7a*PsiLh

Program Duration:

Monday, July 10 - August 3, 2023.

The summer program math course and activities occur twice a week, Monday & Wednesday only. Optional field trips occur on Thursday and the overnight experience is Wednesday, July 26 - Friday, July 28, 2023.

Students who do not live local may decline participation. The program is offered at the San Bernardino campus, in-person only. 

Summer 2023 Program Flyer

Important Dates

Summer 2023 Important Dates
Monday, June 26

Welcome Orientation (online) Zoom

Deadline to submit confirmation

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Monday, July 10 MATH 1050 (Mondays & Wednesdays) Varies by Group
(see daily schedules below)
Thursday, July 20

Optional Field Trip

Big Horn Mine Hiking

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday, July 26 - 
Friday, July 28
Overnight experience
Coyote Village Dorms
Check in prior
to math course
Wednesday, August 2 Final Day of class
MATH 1050
Varies by Group
(see daily schedules below)
Thursday, August 3

Optional Field Trip

Newport Aquatic Center Outrigger

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM


About the Program

The Coyotes Achieve summer program supports students with academic success as they prepare to transition from high school to college. Students will take a free math course and engage in activities designated to promote college success. 

Coyotes Achieve Activities

Students will be provided a FREE lunch each day of class (Monday and Wednesday) and have an opportunity to participate in free lunch activities including games, painting activities and building peer connections.

Each Wednesday, students will participate in the Coyotes Achieve activity for 1 hour after their math course. Students will gain valuable skills, learn about CSUSB campus resources and explore their new identity of being a college student.

Math Preparation

Students will be enrolled in MATH 1050: Introduction to Mathematical Thinking and Practice

Course Description: Practice with procedural fluency, adaptive reasoning, problem-solving, and written communication in mathematics. Examination of effective habits and practices that contribute to success in introductory mathematics courses within the university community.

Units: 1

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Students in math class

Daily Schedule

Students will be enrolled into a specific group and will follow one of the three daily schedules below. 

Group 1 (ESM 1050 sections 1 & 4)

Group 1
Activity Day Time
ESM 1050 Monday & Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM


10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Lunch Monday & Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Group 2 (ESM 1050 sections 2 & 5)

Group 2
Activity Day Time
ESM 1050 Monday & Wednesday 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Lunch Monday & Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Tutoring Monday

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Download these daily group schedules

Group 3 (ESM sections 3 & 6)

Group 3
Activity Day Time
Lunch Monday & Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
ESM 1050 Monday & Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:50 PM


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Summer Calendar July 2023

Summer 2023 Calendar

Download this calendar

Parking Permit

Parking permits are required for in-person courses at all times on the San Bernardino campus. To purchase a summer parking permit, visit the CSUSB Parking and Transportation Services website:

Students who may have financial difficulties purchasing a parking permit may submit a request for support to

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Coyotes Achieve Summer Program?

The Coyotes Achieve Summer Program supports students with academic success as they prepare to transition from high school to college. Students will take a free Math course for academic credit as well as will engage in activities designed to promote college success.

What is Early Start? 

The Early Start Program serves CSU admitted first year students requiring skills development in written communication and/or mathematics/quantitative reasoning. The goals of Early Start are to better prepare students in written communication and math/quantitative reasoning before their first university term, thereby improving their chances of successful completion of a baccalaureate degree. ​

How was I selected to complete Early Start Math and Coyotes Achieve?

Eligibility to participate was based on demographic information such as being first-generation, or the first in your family to earn a college degree. Additionally, multiple academic measures including your SAT or ACT, CAASPP EAP, high school GPA and high school coursework. Learn more about the CSU's Academic Preparation policy and multiple measures.

Does this program mean that I am not up to college standards?

No, this means that based on multiple academic measures including your SAT or ACT, CAASPP EAP, high school GPA and high school coursework you are asked to participate in the support program to prepare you for general education courses in the fall.

What happens if I do not participate in the program? ​

CSUSB is committed to ensuring that our students are successful. If you do not participate in the summer program, you should make sure to take advantage of additional academic services during the fall such as the writing center, tutoring center and supplemental instruction. ​


Is Coyotes Achieve online? ​

No. The Coyotes Achieve summer program is an in-person program for summer 2023 taking place at the San Bernardino campus. Learn more about the free transportation options offered with your CSUSB enrollment.

What do I need as far as technology resources to succeed in the program? ​

To be successful in this program a laptop is highly recommended. If you do not have a device, CSUSB has technology you may borrow such as laptops with webcams. Request from the CSUSB Laptop Lending Program.

How much does is cost to participate?

All students attending CSUSB in the fall will be given a fee waiver so, this is a FREE program. ​

Are there other fees? 

Only if you are brining a personal vehicle on campus, then yes you must purchase a summer parking permit. There are no additional fees, all course materials and activities supplies are included. 

Visit CSUSB Parking and Transportation Services for student parking permit information. 

Students who may have financial difficulties purchasing a parking permit may submit a request for support to 

What happens if I do not pass my class?

The Math courses (Math/ESM 1050) is graded on a scale of A – C-/NC. Grades will appear on your transcript however; a NC does not calculate into your GPA.


CSUSB Summer Fieldwork Opportunity

Graduate Intern 

The Coyotes Achieve program at CSUSB is seeking volunteer graduate intern(s) for the summer program.

Graduate Intern(s) will serve as a lead academic coach(es) and support in the following areas:

  • Facilitate individual and group advising
  • Develop workshops/professional growth opportunities
  • Engage in equity, diversity and inclusion efforts

Send resume to:

Dr. Aurora Vilchis, Program Coordinator