Iowa State University GEAR UP Iowa

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

  • Book Vouchers Textbook vouchers for eligible GEAR UP Iowa students for participating in activities, events and meetings.
  • Emergency Funding GEAR UP Iowa eligible students will have the opportunity to apply for an emergency mini grant for certain situations to help with a single financial situation so that obtaining their education will not be interrupted. Financial planning also offered.
  • Financial Literacy Advisors Financial counseling for GEAR UP Iowa students and families.
  • Expert Learner Series Kick-off event for GEAR UP Iowa students to learn about GEAR UP services offered at Iowa State. Presentation on growth mindset and the transition to college.
  • Academic and Career Counseling GEAR UP Iowa students will receive supplemental transition and student support advising.

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