GEAR UP Jefferson County

GEAR UP Jefferson County Summer College at Montevallo

July 11-Aug. 5, 2022

Summer College is a four-week academic program designed to provide rising eleventh grade GEAR UP Jefferson County scholars an immersive educational experience on the campus of the University of Montevallo.

Expand Your Knowledge

Complete a college course! Earn 3-4 hours of dual credit on campus with UM professors.

Explore Your Future

Engage in academic and personal growth workshops, college tours, and ACT prep.

Experience UM

Get exposure to college life! Eat in the café, live in the residence hall, participate in campus activities while gaining exposure to majors and exploring post-secondary plans.


Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility requirements listed below must be received by April 8, 2022 to be considered for
acceptance to GU-JC Summer College at Montevallo.

  • A minimum high school GPA of 3.0 (A minimum GPA of 2.5 in any previous college coursework)
  • Two recommendation forms
  • High school & college (if applicable) transcript of grades
  • Statement of purpose

Summer College at Montevallo Handbook