UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate
Programs. It is a federal program whose goal is to increase the
number of low-income students to attend college. Project activities
aim to increase higher education by providing and increasing access
to financial aid.
GEAR UP provides college visits, tutoring, advising,
counseling, test preparation workshops, a student club, and other academic
enrichment activities for students, teachers, and parents.