College Access Program (CAP)
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Title(*Required)Name of your initiative
College Access Program
AcronymShort name to identify initiative (e.g., DIP, DDEEA, UHS)
TypeCategory that best characterizes your initiative
Description of initiativeDescription of initiative
The College Access Program (CAP) is a three-week summer enrichment residential program for first-generation college students or students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. The program is open to 9th and 10th graders who have completed their high school academic year.
This initiative is on behalf of a registered student organization (RSO)Registered Student Organizations (RSO) are groups or associations that are operated by students at UW-Madison who are registered with the Center for Leadership and Involvement
Initiative is not on behalf of a RSO.
Division (Department)-Unit(*Required)Division, department, and unit responsible for initiative
General Services (VP DIVERSITY AND CLIMATE PROG)-OFFICE OF THE VICE PROVOST
Founding date(*Required)Date initiative was established
Initiative mission statementGive a formal summary of the aims and values of the initiative or a live link
A pre-college program aims to assist 1st-generation college students and or students from an economically disadvantaged background with their skills in writing, mathematics, and problem-solving.
Vision statementGive an aspirational description of what your initiative would like to achieve or accomplish in the mid-term or long-term future, or provide a live link
To provide an opportunity for 1st-generation college students and or students from an economically disadvantaged background to experience UW-Madison, get a head start on college preparation, practice problem-solving skills, and develop skills in writing and mathematics.
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Initiative Start DateThe date the initiative began this fiscal year
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TagsTags are labels used to group similar initiatives
Career/Professional Development: Training, Class, Course, Leadership, Career Services, Community Building: Activism, Organizing, Community Outreach, Cultural/Heritage
Initiative Data for Fiscal Year:
(*Required)Number of people who participated in the initiative
(*Required)Indicate whether or not participants had to pay a fee to participate
Indicate whether the initiative is open to those that were not apart of the targeted audience
Population Served(*Required)Intended audience of initiative:
StudentFirst-Generation College Students
Community: Underrepresented Minorities
AbilityPerson(s) with a Disability
Person(s) without a Disability
EthnicityHispanic (Cuban, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Mexican American, Chicanx)
Transgender, Non-binary/genderqueer/gender fluid, Intersex, Stud/boi, Two Spirit, Not Listed
Bisexual/pansexual/fluid, Same gender loving, Two Spirit, Not Listed
American Indian/Alaska Native
Asian-Southeast (Cambodian, Vietnamese, Hmong, Laotian)
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander