In partnership with Tacoma Public Schools, University of Puget Sound created Access Programs to offer traditionally underrepresented students in local middle and high schools opportunities to prepare for college. Through interaction with Puget Sound students and professors, visits to campus, and participation in community events and activities, students gain confidence in their abilities and become ready to pursue their academic goals.
Access Programs are open to students in grades 7 through 12 enrolled in the Tacoma School District who are members of one or more of the following groups:
• first-generation college students
• underrepresented minoritized groups
• groups with underrepresented socioeconomic statuses
The goals of the Access to College Initiative are to:
To apply for the Summer Academic Challenge please visit our Summer page here.
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