Location: Student Center (Bldg. 5000)
Rooms 5202 & 5203
Hours: 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
| |COLLEGE ACCESS CHALLENGE GRANT PROGRAM (CACGP)
The College Access Challenge Grant Program (CACGP) is a formula grant from the U.S. Department of Education, created by H.R. 2669 (College Cost Reduction and Access Act). The primary purpose of the CACGP is to provide information and services to increase access to postsecondary education for underserved populations in middle and high school. CACGP is designed to help students and their families to learn about, prepare for, and finance a postsecondary education.
Program Eligibility Criteria:
- First Generation Student—Neither parent holds a bachelor’s degree or beyond;
- Low-Income—According to the U.S. Department of Education guidelines OR if student is part of the free/reduced lunch program;
- Student with a Disability—Documentation required;
- At-Risk—Student experiencing one or more of the following factors in their life: single parent home (including household where a parent is deployed), non-traditional home environment (e.g. living with grandparents, uncle/aunt in household), at or below the poverty line, poor performance at school, emotionally or physically abused, few support systems, neglect or abandonment, and sometimes negative contact with police agencies.
- Free Tutoring Services
- College Preparation &
- Financial Aid Assistance
- Student Leadership &
- Career Goals Assessment
& Counseling Services
- Summer and Winter
- Grant Aid
|GCC CACGP Mission
To significantly increase the number of underrepresented students in middle
schools, high schools, and adult education programs who are prepared to enter
and succeed in postsecondary education.
Fermina A. Sablan
Marylee Palomares and
Phillip Delos Santos,
Pamela Mabazza, and
Mary Ann Eclavea, and
Vincent San Nicolas