Emerging Scholars Academy Classic track

The Emerging Scholars Academy Classic track is designed for 15 Student Support Services participants who will attend at least one in-person class at UAF for the upcoming fall semester.

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About ESA Classic

ESA Classic includes a nine-day intensive summer bridge program and year long cohorted learning community:

Summer bridge

  • One-credit math preparation course to ensure correct placement from ALEKS math placement exam
  • Behind-the-scenes tours of campus and research facilities
  • Assistance with financial aid, admissions and course registration issues
  • Panel discussions with professors, current and past students, and administrators
  • Exciting outdoor Alaska field trip with staff and faculty

Fall courses for ESA 2022

  • College Success Skills — DEVS F110  (1 credit)
  • Intro to American Government and Politics — PS F101X  (3 credits)
  • Bi-weekly academic coaching session with SSS advisor

Spring course for ESA 2022

  • TBD

Meet the 2022-23 ESA Classic team:

Vicky Avery

Vicky Avery


College Success Skills

Amy Lovecraft

Amy Lovecraft


Intro to American Government and Politics