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April 24, 2019

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On April 24, 2019 over 800 sixth graders from Title 1 elementary schools will experience what it's like to be a college sudent at the U. Students will attend an assembly with campus leaders and performers, as well as two college classes from various departments.  Volunteers will act as mentors for a day by sharing their personal college experiences and leading the students throughout the various activities. This is all aimed to inspire access to higher education.

Time commitment:

  • One mandatory 1-hour orientation
  • Volunteer from 8 am - 1:30 pm on Project Youth Day, April 24 (Reading Day - No School) 
  • Group photo at the end of Project Youth Day

Orientations will be held on the following days in the Bennion Center, Union Rm 101. Volunteers must attend only ONE orientation. 

  • Thursday, April 4, 12-1pm
  • Monday, April 8 at 5-6pm
  • Tuesday, April 9 at 9-10am
  • Tuesday, April 9 at 4-5pm
  • Wednesday, April 17 at 4-5pm (***LOCATION CHANGE*** Union Theatre on 2nd Floor of Union Building)
  • Thursday, April 18 at 1-2pm 
  • Friday, April 19 at 1-2pm 

Please contact the Project Youth directors at for more information.

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Last Updated: 5/29/19