Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs

GEAR UP Utah is in the business of changing lives by helping students prepare for long-term postsecondary success.

Through active learning and mentoring, the GEAR UP Utah program helps local students prepare for and to successfully graduate from high school, establish a college-going attitude, gain knowledge about postsecondary education, and prepare students to enter and succeed in their post-secondary education.

The GEAR UP Utah program is housed on the Utah Valley University campus in Orem, Utah, but operates in several regions through the State of Utah and is part of the nationwide GEAR UP initiative.

All eligible middle school and high school students throughout the State of Utah are encouraged to participate in the GEAR UP program. Admission to UVU is not required to join.

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Student Resources

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Access helpful resources to improve educational skills, develop intra- and interpersonal skills, and explore career options and opportunities.
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Parent Resources

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Explore ways to support your student’s experience with the GEAR UP Utah program through useful resources that help expand and improve educational, communication, and career-readiness skills.
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Employee Resources

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Find access to training guides, cost share reports, marketing requests, and other important resources to help ensure your workday is as smooth and efficient as possible.
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GEAR UP Utah House

Directions to the GEAR UP Utah House on UVU Campus

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm
Phone: (801) 863-6000
Email: gearup@uvu.edu

Address: 1044 South 400 West, Orem, UT 84058

 

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