GEAR UP is a federally funded program designed to help students succeed in high school and successfully achieve a college graduation. The program is offered free of charge to eligible students at Clearfield, Layton, and Roy High Schools as well as ninth grade students at Central Davis, Mountain, and Sand Ridge Junior High Schools.

GEAR UP can:

  • Provide one-on-one assistance to help students plan and prepare for college
  • Enable access to academic coaching to support students' success
  • Support students and families in discovering options for post-secondary education
  • Help navigate college application and enrollment processes
  • Assist students and families to identify and obtain financial aid


State GEAR UP News

State GEAR UP participant, Jesus Garcia, recognized! Read all about it in the Davis Clipper article.

Free Southern Utah Tour

Are you interested in attending BYU, Snow College, University of Nevada - Las Vegas, SUU, or USU-Eastern?

If so, then the State GEAR UP Southern Utah Tour is for you! On the tour, you will experience each of the mentioned colleges and universities in person and stay at the beautiful Pine Valley Lodge. This FREE college tour opportunity is open to juniors and seniors enrolled in State GEAR UP.

Complete and sign a permission sheet and return it to your advisor by October 2, 2015. Absolutely no late permission slips will be accepted. Seating is limited.

Calendar of Events

Check out our Calendar to see what amazing activities will be taking place throughout the year. We have several activities occurring that will be useful to students and their families to take advantage of.

Calendar of Events 2015-2016


 Visit our State GEAR UP Facebook page! 

 Contact Info

WSU Davis Campus
2750 N. University Park Blvd.
Layton, Utah 84041-0152

Campus Mail Code: 0152
Building D2 Suite 308

Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Contact Staff


  • Direct Individualized,         Academic Services
  • Tutoring and Mentoring
  • Summer Programs
  • School Clubs/Study Clubs
  • Family Support
  • Test Preparation
    • ACT/SAT
    • PLAN
  • College Visits
  • College/Career Chats
  • Financial Aid (FAFSA) Workshops
  • First Year in College Support
  • College Preparedness Workshops
  • Parent/Student Meetings