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ASAP Program

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What is ASAP?

Advancing Success in Associate Pathways (ASAP) removes financial barriers to full-time study, provides structured pathways to help students gain and maintain academic momentum, and creates connected communities through integrated support and engagement activities.

Benefits of ASAP

  • Cost of attendance award (after Financial Aid has been applied)
  • Transportation and textbook assistance
  • Comprehensive personalized advisement services
  • Academic support assistance
  • Career development activities

Who is Eligible for ASAP?

All students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen (NYS DREAM Act students also eligible)
  • Be eligible for in-state tuition
  • Be matriculated full-time in an ASAP approved degree program (minimum 12 credits per semester; certificate programs are not eligible)
  • Complete a FAFSA and NYS TAP Application every year and accept all federal and state grant aid offered
  • Be Pell eligible and receive $1 of Pell aid at point of enrollment (students in the process of completing financial aid may be conditionally accepted into the program)
  • Agree to participate in required program activities
  • Take any required remedial courses immediately upon enrollment
  • Students must have previously earned no more than 21 credits applicable to their proposed program of study (excluding any earned while in high school) and hold a minimum 2.0 GPA

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ASAP Staff

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Kevin Dean
Executive Director of ASAP