Access College and Excel Program
The Access College and Excel (ACE) program is a special scholarship and retention program aimed at helping incoming freshman, who have graduated from specific high schools effectively transfer from high school to a four-year university with the goal of obtaining a bachelor's degree. Scholarships, individualized academic assistance, enrollment in a college success seminar course (CSS 1202), participation in a Learning Community, mentoring, and advising services are given to ACE students for their first two academic years in college.
ACE Mission Statement
The Access College and Excel (ACE) Scholar Program promotes academic success for ACE scholars through a variety of programs that include including tutoring, mentoring, and dedicated individual academic advising. This helps to provide a bridge in order to make the transition from high school to college as successful as possible. Students are encouraged to explore their interests and expand on their academic experience while also practicing good time management and planning skills.