Roosevelt University GEAR UP
430 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Phone: (312) 341-4328
GEAR UP is a federally funded, six-year program that works in partnership with Chicago Public Schools to prepare Chicago students for success in post-secondary education.
In order to support students’ quest for a post-secondary education, the Chicago GEAR UP Alliance has designated six major program components: 1) in-school instruction; 2) Saturday and after school programs including early high school credit classes; 3) summer programs; 4) college readiness activities; 5) parent seminars and workshops; and 6) professional development for teachers and school staff.
Programs include direct service to students, parent programs, and professional development.