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GEAR UP Partners


GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs)

The Chicago GEAR UP Alliance, composed of educational and community-based organizations, partners with

Chicago Public Schools’ Office of Pathways to College and Career

Center for College Access and Success, Northeastern Illinois University
(formerly Chicago Teachers' Center)


University partners:

DePaul University


Loyola University


National Louis University


Northeastern Illinois University


Roosevelt University


Truman College


University of Chicago


University of Illinois, Chicago

Children’s Memorial Hospital


Heartland Alliance


New Concepts Mentor Connection


Youth Guidance