ASU GEAR UP, funded through the U.S. Department of Education, serves the class of 2024 cohort at Glendale High School, Tempe High School, Tolleson Union High School, Washington High School, and Westwood High School.
Learn about what GEAR UP is doing for Arizona Students
For students who need support for college readiness, consistency is key, especially given the education disruptions of the past two years. Having the steady support of mentors, tutors and friends is exactly what 3,000 local 10th graders who participate in the GEAR UP program celebrated in September.
GEAR UP celebrates impact on Arizona’s class of 2024
For the more than 3,000 Arizona ninth graders affected by the federally funded GEAR UP, the program has continued to provide crucial tutoring, mentorship and coaching throughout the school closures of 2020, when the GEAR UP cohort was transitioning to high school.
Celebrating strong pathways to college during National GEAR UP Week
Arizona State University joined with thousands of students, parents, educators and college access partners around the country to celebrate National GEAR UP Week Sept. 23–27. In its inaugural year, GEAR UP served a cohort of 1,390 underserved students in Arizona through tutoring, mentoring, test preparation, college visits, job shadowing, academic and career advising and more.
ASU professional and student staff provide academic, personal-social, and college and career readiness support for students and families. Hear from GEAR UP students and check out some online tutoring resources.
“My favorite parts about GEAR UP are the opportunities to be involved with the programs and having assistance every step of the way. Without the program, I wouldn’t know about all these amazing opportunities that have helped me create a strong future.”
– Jenna Arroyo
GEAR UP student, Washington High School
Request services or information
If you attend Glendale High School, Tempe High School, Tolleson Union High School, Washington High School or Westwood High School and would like more information for services with GEAR UP, please complete the contact card.