Early Arrival Program

University of Louisville Cultural Center
Early Arrival Program

Newly created, the Cultural Center Early Arrival Program (EAP) was created to help ease the transition of incoming students of color including African American males, Latino students and Woodford R. Porter Scholars, from high school to college and to teach them the tips and tricks of prospering in their first year of college.  This will be done through an enriching series of discussions, events and networking activities about what it means to be an active and engaged student at the University of Louisville. This program has been designed to provide recipients the opportunity to visualize the journey from their freshman to senior year. All events based on real life experiences and will feature 3 tracks:

African American Male Initiative:
This track will aid scholars AAMI participants in their successful transition to college life at the University of Louisville.

Latino Student Success:
This track will help Hispanic/Latino students to gain awareness of and develop skills necessary to ensure academic success through intentional connections with current students, faculty, and staff at the University of Louisville, specially, those with Hispanic/Latino background that can serve as role models for this specific population.

 

Woodford R. Porter Scholar:

Based on the four pillars of Porter, this track will help scholars gain significant awareness of and develop the skills necessary to ensure academic success through intentional connections with university faculty, staff, students and special community guests.

Excel Program:

This track is designed to provide intrusive advising support and connect students to critical  academic and campus resources which may encourage their success at the university.  The overall goal of the program is to improve students’ academic performance and retention.