GEAR UP hires UTC students for in-school and after school programs.

Information and application materials can be found here.


After School applications for Brainerd and Howard students are now available! They are due ASAP, and you may no longer be eligible for a bus stopYou can download an application here.

Below are links to different sections on our website; you can browse descriptions of them here or use the links on the sidebar. For more information about GEAR UP at UTC, please contact Elizabeth Eaves at (423) 425-5352 or

Take a look at what our programming with GEAR UP is all about! Here you will learn about:
There are different ways you can get involved with GEAR UP, click here to check out the options that apply to you!
This list details websites and local organizations that can help you in your quest for college and career readiness. 
Parents and guardians, here is a list of websites and local organizations that can help you be ready for your child's college journey. Included are resources to help you reach your own educational goals. 
For GEAR UP staff, this page details different information you need to know and gives you access to downloadable forms.