Events and Activities

Schedule a college visit

 Participating Schools: Please contact our office if you would like us to schedule and coordinate an in-person or virtual tour with any southwest Michigan college or university of interest at (269) 387-3339 or


Virtual tutoring

MI GEAR UP student participants can sign-up for virtual tutoring services for academic year 2021-2022! Virtual tutoring is coordinated through an online platform and is held Wednesdays, from 4p.m.  to 6 p.m. To sign-up with your parent's help, access the form here: Virtual Tutoring Form


In-Person tutoring

MI GEAR UP has begun in-person tutoring services for academic year 2021-2022 at Hillside Middle School and Linden Grove Middle School in Kalamazoo! Tutoring is held on Tuesday after-school at the school library, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Hillside and 3 - 4 p.m. at Linden Grove. Please contact us with questions (269) 387-3339 or