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Students present findings at USU STARS! Engineering Camp.

Registration Open!

Utah State University STARS! GEAR UP will host five camps on the Logan campus this summer. Registration is now closed and the camps are just around the corner. Our camp section provides FAQs and helpful resources as participants prepare for camp.

Transition Camp Teaser


Watch USU STARS! GEAR UP student, Helem, relating her experience at last year's Transition Camp for 9th graders. Each camp has a different set of educational and recreational activities. Visit our YouTube channel for a complete collection of camp and program videos.

GEAR UP and community members work together to help a student in need find success.

Homelessness Closer to Home: Nurturing Student Success

Schools today face a variety of challenges that hold their students back, such as access to food and shelter. This story tells about the experiences of one student in the STARS! GEAR UP program and the support that may help this student succeed.


About Us

The Utah State University STARS! GEAR UP program is part of the School of Teacher Education and Leadership in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a federally-funded program designed to help students prepare for and succeed in college. USU created the Science, Technology, Arithmetic, Reading Students (STARS!) partnership program to provide academic support, mentoring, and guidance to help a cohort of students, starting in 7th grade, reach a post-secondary education program that meets their needs.

Learn more about USU STARS! GEAR UP