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 benefits:
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 credit.
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?