Pre-Collegiate and Access Programs

The Western Connecticut State University Pre-Collegiate and Access Programs include the following programs: ConnCAP/Upward Bound, Excel and Educational Achievement & Access Program  (EAP).

The ConnCAP/Upward Bound Program is a year-round, college preparatory program serving 120 Danbury High School students from grades 9 through 12. The Excel Program is a middle-school (Broadview and Rogers Park) feeder program serving 60 students, in grades 7 and 8,  for the ConnCAP/Upward Bound Program. The Educational Achievement & Access Program is a year-round academic enhancement program serving underprivileged college students.

Educational Achievement & Access Program

The Educational Achievement & Access Program (EAP) provides under-prepared students with the opportunity and support they need to obtain a college education. EAP includes a challenging introductory five-week summer program that assists students in developing their academic skills. The program provides the first step toward achieving academic success at WestConn by offering a rewarding “head start” toward a student’s college career.

Learn more about the Educational Achievement & Access program
Educational Achievement & Access Services
Eligibility Requirements
Download application

ConnCap/Upward Bound Program

The Western Connecticut State University ConnCAP/Upward Bound Program is an opportunity for high school students to develop their academic potential and achieve their goal of admission into a post-secondary educational program. The program serves Danbury High School students in families where neither parent has completed a 4-year college degree and/or low income families whose taxable income is within state and federal eligibility guidelines.

Learn more about the ConnCAP/Upward Bound program
ConnCAP/Upward Bound Services
Eligibility Guidelines
Download application (PDF, 188k)

**Sample Summer Schedule 2013**

Excel Bound Program

The Western Connecticut State University EXCEL Program is an opportunity for middle school students, in grades 7 and 8,  to develop their academic potential and achieve their goal of admission into a post-secondary educational program upon completion of high school. The program serves Broadview and Rogers Park Middle School students in families where neither parent has completed a 4-year college degree and/or low income families whose taxable income is within our eligibility guidelines

Learn more about the EXCEL program
EXCEL services
Eligibility Guidelines
Download application (PDF, 189k)

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