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Is the initiative active?(*REQUIRED)Indication of whether you are actively planning to continue the initiative in the future. If you plan to continue this effort, select Active.
Title(*REQUIRED)Name of your initiative
College Access Program
AcronymShort name to identify initiative (e.g., DI, DDEEA, UHS)
TypeCategory that best characterizes your initiative
Description of initiativeDescription of initiative
The College Access Program (CAP) is a three-week summer enrichment residential program for first-generation college students or students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. The program is open to 9th and 10th graders who have completed their high school academic year. Students must be completing their freshman or sophomore year in high school when applying (e.g., only rising sophomores and juniors are eligible). Students must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and course work which will prepare them for college.
This initiative is on behalf of a registered student organization (RSO)Registered Student Organizations (RSO) are groups or associations that are operated by students at UW-Madison who are registered with the Center for Leadership and Involvement
Initiative is not on behalf of a RSO.
Division (Department)-Unit(*REQUIRED)Division, department, and unit responsible for initiative
School of Education (GENERAL ADMINISTRATION)-STUDENT DIVERSITY PROGRAMS
Founding date(*REQUIRED)Date the initiative first took place. For events, this can be the same as the date the initiative took place, especially if it is a one-time event.
Initiative mission statementGive a formal summary of the aims and values of the initiative or a live link
CAP objectives are as follows (1) Expose students from underrepresented backgrounds, low-income families, and first generation college students to a college environment, major and career options, and available resources. (2) Provide students with critical skills necessary for transition from high school to college. These skills are: academic research and writing, math and science based problem solving, multicultural communication, inclusivity and leadership. (3) Inform students about college app
Vision statementGive an aspirational description of what your initiative would like to achieve or accomplish in the mid-term or long-term future, or provide a live link
Website URLProvide initiatives website URL. If there is none, please leave blank.
Initiative Start DateThe date the initiative began this fiscal year
Initiative end dateSelect the date the initiative ends this fiscal year
TagsTags are labels used to group similar initiatives
Academic: Advising, Tutoring, Class, Course, Lecture, Career/Professional Development: Training, Class, Course, Leadership, Career Services, Community Building: Activism, Organizing, Community Outreach
Initiative Data for Fiscal Year:
(*REQUIRED)Number of people who participated in the initiative
(*REQUIRED)Indicate whether or not participants had to pay a fee to participate
Indicate whether the initiative is open to those that were not a part of the targeted audience
Population Served(*REQUIRED)Intended audience of initiative:
StudentFirst-Generation College Students
AbilityPerson(s) with a Disability
Person(s) without a Disability
EthnicityHispanic (Cuban, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Mexican American, Chicanx)
Transgender, Non-binary/genderqueer/gender fluid, Intersex, Stud/boi, Two Spirit, Not Listed
Bisexual/pansexual/fluid, Same gender loving, Two Spirit, Not Listed
American Indian/Alaska Native
Asian-Southeast (Cambodian, Vietnamese, Hmong, Laotian)
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander