USU STARS! GEAR UP
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.LearnMore
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.WatchVideo
Driven to Succeed Radio Series
Listen to our 7th-year STARS! GEAR UP students talk about their college experiences and future goals as they design and build a Greenpower single-seat electric car. The series ‘Driven To Succeed’ is a UPR original series that starts on April 25ReadArticle
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.ReadArticle
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.