Center for Student Success
L E A P
What is LEAP?
ISU’s LEAP is a summer bridge program that provides instruction in the
basic skills needed to succeed in college. In addition to receiving this
preparation, students who successfully complete LEAP will earn 3 college
credits. This 3-week residential program provides the following
Students will meet other students, ISU staff, and faculty and have
relationships in place when the academic year begins.
Develop Crucial Skills That Enhance College Success
Students will learn how to navigate the college environment and will
develop skills associated with college success.
Earn College Credit
Students will enroll in a freshmen-level course that earns college
Increase Chances of Persisting to Sophomore Year
Students who have completed the program in the past are more likely to
remain enrolled in college for their sophomore year.
Increase Chances of Completing a Degree
Students who complete summer enrichment programs like LEAP have higher
graduation rates than those who do not participate.
What do students say about the LEAP Program?
LEAP student achieves the Dean's list her first semester at ISU and
participates in the isu TV Spot: We're for you!