GEAR UP 7th Year
Duval County Public Schools GEAR UP alumni in the graduating class of 2023 can continue to receive career and college support for one year after high school graduation!
How Do I Connect?
1. Sign up for the c/o 2023 GEAR UP for College Text Campaign.
2. Reach out to the GEAR UP staff assigned to your institution or region.
3. Connect with GEAR UP Student Ambassadors (at select institutions).
|College/University Location||Text @ Code to 81010||GEAR UP Staff|
|Local (JU & UNF)||@bd9b6h||Bernadette Hardeman Strong|
|Florida Panhandle (FAMU, FSU, TCC, UWF)||@3929k6f||Le'Titia Parsons-Davis|
|Central and South Florida (UF, Santa Fe, BCU, UCF, USF, FIU, FAU, HCC, Valencia, Miami Dade)||@ek642a||Traci Zamor|
|Georgia Institutions||@29cke7||Sheila Robinson|
|Private Institutions and Institutions Outside of Florida and Georgia||@7986dbk||Regina Morris|
|Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ)||@keg8d76||Latroy Strong|
Sign up for GEAR UP for College text messages. Text the code for your institution or region to the number 81010 to sign up. Get your questions answered and receive essential reminders for the first year of college!
Virtual Office Hours by Request
Meet over Microsoft Teams or Zoom to discuss any tasks and questions you might have. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment with GEAR UP staff.
Connect with the GEAR UP staff member assigned to your institution or region for assistance with exploring different career options and to plan your academic and career paths accordingly.
Workshops and Help Sessions for College Students and Parents
Virtual workshops will be held throughout the year to assist students and families with the transition college. Join the text campaign to receive invitations to these events.
Alumni Mixer and Meetup Events
Join us prior to leaving for college, during Winter Break, and at the end of your first year of college for mixer and meetup events for alumni! Join the text campaign to receive invitations to these events.
Student Services and Campus Resources
Find the location and contact information for common, helpful campus services and resources on select college campuses.