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Educational Equity Programs

University of the Pacific offers three distinct education equity programs for underserved students in both the Stockton community and beyond. These programs help young adults achieve and afford a Pacific education, preparing them for successful and meaningful lives. Each program is designed for the needs of specific groups. Learn more about each program below.

Success Program

SUCCESS - TRiO Program

  • Funded by a U.S. Department of Education grant that serves students from low-income and first generation college backgrounds
  • Services: include tutoring, direct financial assistance, academic, financial, personal and career counseling

Learn more about SUCCESS-TRiO

PPS Students

Pacific PROMISE Scholars

  • Designed for current or former foster care and other disconnected students without a traditional family support system
  • Creates a sense of home and a feeling of belonging on campus
  • Connects students to campus and community resources, to facilitate their transition to and success at Pacific  

Learn more about Pacific PROMISE Scholars

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Upward Bound - TRiO Program

  • Funded by a U.S. Department of Education grant that serves low-income and first generation students from Edison High School 
  • Services: include tutoring, financial aid assistance, college application support , career exploration and planning, college Campus Tours, field trips to community events and workshops and a six-week summer program at the University of the Pacific.

Learn more about Upward Bound