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Contact Information:
 
Location: Student Center (Bldg. 5000)
Rooms 5202 & 5203
 
Phone: 735-5565, 
735-0221, 735-1121
 
Hours: 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
 
E-mail: 
gcc.cacgp@guamcc.edu

 
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:
  1. First Generation StudentNeither parent holds a bachelor’s degree or beyond;
  2. Low-IncomeAccording to the U.S. Department of Education guidelines OR if student is part of the free/reduced lunch program;
  3. Student with a DisabilityDocumentation required;
  4. At-RiskStudent 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.  
 
 
SUMMER GRANT AID DEADLINE EXTENDED! APPLY TODAY!
 
REGISTER for CACGP's Auto Tech Camp OR GCC's STEEP

summer programs!
Space is still available for current and incoming high school CACGP student participants! 
Click here for the Summer Programs Registration Packet
For more information, please contact the CACGP Office.

Upcoming Events:
  • CACGP Senior Banquet—May 07, 2016

  • Summer Programs Parent/Student Orientation—May 18, 2016

Summer Bridge, Auto Tech Camp, and KICK Programs
  • College Financial Aid Workshop—May 19, 2016

  • Summer Bridge Program—May 31 to June 22, 2016

  • GCC's Sustainable Technologies & Environmental Education Program (STEEP)
    —May 31 to June 21, 2016
  • Auto Tech Camp—June 08 to July 15, 2016

  • KICK Program—June 27 to July 15, 2016


   Services:

  • Free Tutoring Services 

  • College Preparation & 
    Admissions Workshops

  • Financial Aid Assistance

  • Student Leadership &
    Professional Development

  • Career Goals Assessment
    & Counseling
     Services

  • Summer and Winter
    Bridge Programs

  • 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.
 

CACGP Team

Program Director:

Fermina A. Sablan

Counselors:

Marylee Palomares and
Chad Palomo

Program Coordinators:

Gerald Cruz,
Phillip Delos Santos,

Pamela Mabazza,
and
Hannah Pangelinan

Administrative Support:

Esther Castro,
Mary Ann Eclavea, and
Vincent San Nicolas


CACGP Forms::..

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Financial Aid::..
 
College Planning::..
 
Career Planning::..
Help with Studying::..

CACGP
 
GCC Tutoring Schedule

 Foundation Bldg., Rm. 6206 &

GCC Student Center, Rm. 5201

Monday: 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Tuesday: 3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Wednesday: 3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Thursday: 3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Friday: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
(AHS, Rm. 6206)
&

3:00 pm-7:00 pm

(CACGP, Rm. 5201)

Saturday: By appointment only

* For middle school, high school, and adult education students


Hagatna Public Library

Tutoring Schedule
 
 Study Room 
Thursday: 3:30 pm-5:00 pm