Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street
Engleman Hall B006C
New Haven, CT 06515

P: (203) 392-5599
F: (203) 392-5927

Director: Academic Director Joy Fopiano

Contact: Project Manager Whitney Sanders
P: (203) 392-5599
F: (203) 392-5927

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)

Year Program Started: 2012

Max. Participants/Year: 350

Program Timeframe: year-round

Academic Level Targeted: grades 6-8, grades 9-12

Racial/Ethnic Focus: all inclusive

Type of Program: education, mentoring, career/academic planning, financial aid available, academic, social, emotional skills development

Program Attributes: for credit, non-credit, meals provided, transportation provided, books/supplies provided, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided, testing

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (7th cohort until graduation), area of residence (nine selected schools in New Haven)

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: N/A, college preperation