Afterschool Program

REFUGES offers after school activities in collaboration with community organizations, schools, and parents. The program provides academic support, tutoring and mentoring, college and career readiness, financial aid application workshops, hands-on science and math workshops, field trips, and mentoring to underrepresented middle and high school students (grades 7-12).

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New! REFUGES ACT Preparation Program 2019-2020

This course is designed to prepare students for the ACT Reasoning Test required for undergraduate admission to many U.S. universities. Eighteen hours of instruction and testing include a diagnostic test to assess pre-course performance levels and coaching on the writing section.

Programming will take place at the Refugee Education and Training Center located at 218 West 3900 South, South Salt Lake, UT 84115, Building B, Room 133. The program will begin August 3, and end September 7.

REGISTRATION This program is FREE. Students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until is full. To register your child, bring your child to the course diagnostic test to assess pre-course performance levels on the first day of the ACT Prep class on August 3, 2019.

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REFUGES After School Program Overview

The 2018-2019 REFUGES Afterschool Program  at the University of Utah runs from September 4, 2018 – May 30, 2019 with breaks for school holidays.It includes three program components: 1) a Weekday Program for students in grades 7-12 at the University of Utah  2) a second weekday program for Bryant Middle School students and 3) a Saturday College Prep Program for students in grades 10-12.

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