Academic preparation

UC scout hero

The free online courses that are putting college in reach

With dozens of new offerings, UC Scout allows students anywhere in California to access a complete college prep curriculum.

4-H UC ANR

More Latinos are joining 4-H

The 100-year-old organization is catching up to the state's diversity.

Deer Valley High School UC

UC leaders deliver a message of access to California students and schools

UC leaders are bringing a preview of the college experience to underrepresented high schools across the state.

Achieve UC UC Santa Cruz

Chancellor to tell students UC education is attainable, affordable

The campus kicks off a series of visits to show local students it's possible to achieve UC — if only they apply.

UC Davis Carolyn Thomas

UC first-generation faculty to students: You’ve got this and we’re here to help

Mentorship program connects students who are the first in the family to college with faculty who have walked in their shoes.

Rios Oxnard

‘The At-Promise population’

Victor Rios develops a uniquely personal enrichment program for underserved students.

UC Santa Cruz first generation

UC Santa Cruz to launch first-generation faculty campaign

College access must expand beyond the elite in order to reach the country's potential, remarks campus leader.

Precollege Scholars

How UC gives high potential students a boost

The Pre-College Scholars program is reaching out to students across the state to help them achieve UC.

UC Davis faculty first-gen

Project encourages first-generation faculty to share their stories

Campus extends support to the 40 percent of undergrads who would be the first in their families to earn a degree.

UCLA first generation professors

UCLA faculty who were first in their families to go to college mentor next generation

Professors help students overcome self-doubt to prosper in the world of higher education.

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