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Gear Up

NJ GEAR UP State Project Programs

The following programs are sponsored by the GEAR UP grant administered by the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education.
GOALS GEAR UP Program Atlantic City and Pleasantville
Stockton University
3711 Atlantic Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Dr. Alexis Jenkins, Director

Stockton University

Target Schools

  • Dr. MLK Jr School Complex
  • New York Avenue School
  • Pleasantville MS
  • Sovereign Avenue School
  • Uptown School Complex
  • Atlantic City HS
  • Pleasantville HS
Rowan College of South Jersey
3322 College Dr.
Vineland, NJ 08360

Ms. Shanice Ruiz, , Interim Director

Rowan College of South Jersey

Target Schools

  • ExCel Program
  • Quarter Mile Lane School
  • West Avenue School
  • Bridgeton HS
Rowan University
200 N. Broadway
Camden, NJ 08102

Ms. Winona Wigfall, Director

Rowan University

Target Schools

  • Cooper's Poynt Family School
  • Big Picture Learning Academy
  • Creative Arts High School
  • Morgan Village Middles School
  • Dr. Charles E. Brimm Medical Arts HS
  • H. B. Wilson Family School
  • Octavius V. Catto Family School
  • Camden High School
  • Eastside High School
  • Camden Charter School Network
    • Camden Promise - Middle School
    • Camden Academy Charter High School
College Bound/GEAR UP
New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Dr. Evelyn Ortega., Director
Office of the Dean of Students

New Jersey City University

Target Schools

  • Mahatma K. Gandhi Elementary School PS #23
  • Chaplin Charles Watters Elementary School PS #24
  • James F. Murray Elementary School PS #38
  • Ezra L. Nolan Elementary School PS #40
  • Martin Center for the Arts PS #41
  • Henry Snyder HS
  • Lincoln HS
  • University Academy Charter HS
GEAR UP/College Bound at NJIT
New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heights
Newark, NJ 07102-1982

Mr. Ozzie Williams, Director

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Target Schools

  • Belmont Runyon School
  • Hawkins Street School
  • Lafayette Street School
  • Rafael Hernandez School
  • Ridge Street School
  • Sussex Avenue School
  • Wilson Avenue School
  • Barringer HS
  • Central HS
  • East Side HS
  • Weequahic HS
College Bound SMT/GEAR UP
Passaic County Community College
One College Blvd.
Paterson, NJ 07505

Ms. Dawn Brunson, Director

Passaic County Community College

Target Schools

  • Alexander Hamilton
  • PS #2 ES
  • PS #10 ES
  • Garret Morgan Academy
  • Great Falls Academy
  • Harp Academy
  • Panther Academy
  • East Side HS
    • School of Information Technology
    • School of Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Tourism
    • School of Government Public Administration
  • Harp Academy
  • J. F. Kennedy HS
    • School of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
    • School of Education & Training
    • School of Business Technology
    • School of Architecture & Construction Trades
  • International HS
    • Transportation & Engineering
GEAR UP for Success Program
Salem Community College
460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, NJ 08069

Mr. Stacy Brown, Director
856-299-2100 Ext. 2690

Salem Community College

Target Schools

  • Penns Grove Middle School
  • Penns Grove High School
GEAR UP for Success Program
Mercer County Community College
102 N. Broad St.
Trenton, NJ 08618

Mr. Anthony Culpepper, Director


Mercer County Community College

Target Schools

  • Grace Dunn MS
  • 9th Grade Academy
  • Trenton Central HS
  • Arthur J. Holland MS
  • Martin Luther King Jr. MS

Last Updated: Friday, 09/22/23