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GEAR UP Utah at Weber State University

  • GEAR UP Utah at Weber State University
  • 2750 N University Park Blvd
  • Layton, UT 84041
  • 801-395-3547
  • 2011

Program Description

GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness in Undergraduate Programs.

All of our services are free to enrolled students and parents.

We provide a variety of services to our students:

  • ACT Preparation and ACT fee waivers;
  • Academic Enrichment through study groups and tutoring;
  • Financial Literacy Workshops;
  • One on One academic advising with students and parents;
  • College Transition and Retention Support;
  • Guidance with college admissions, financial aid, and scholarships;
  • College Visits/ Educational Field Trips.
  • Services Provided

    • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
    • Career exploration and counseling/internships
    • College admissions guidance and counseling
    • College fairs/campus visits
    • College transition and retention support
    • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
    • Leadership development
    • Mentoring
    • Other
    • Parent/family services
    • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
    • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
    • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

    Demographics

    Education Level and
    Number of Students

    • High School: 315
    • Middle School: 105
    • Elementary School: 0
    • Post-secondary: 35
    • Non-traditional: 0

    Populations Served

    • Academically At-risk
    • Academically High-performing
    • ESL Students
    • Undocumented Students (10)

    First-Generation

    • More than 75%

    Representative
    Colleges Attended
    by Alumni

    • Weber State University