Grand View University GEAR UP Iowa

Services* provided for GEAR UP Iowa students for the 2020-2021 academic year:

  • Peer Mentoring GEAR UP Iowa students will experience life as a college student in a three week summer bridge program. Students will complete a freshman level course along with tutoring services, peer mentors and in opportunity to explore the greater Des Moines community through service projects. 
  • Summer Bridge Returning Grand View students will be hired and trained to mentor incoming GEAR UP Iowa students. Mentors will serve as a resource for GEAR UP Iowa students and will have regular contact to assist with transitional issues from a peer perspective.

*Some services will not be available to all GEAR UP Iowa students. Please contact institution for more information.