So now that you've been accepted to WCU, why wait for fall? Get a head start on your
college career by participating in Catamount Gap! Students who qualify for financial
aid can use their 2016-17 financial aid package during the summer and complete 6-8
credit hours over 5 weeks. A $500 scholarship and $500 stipend are also available to those who qualify!
Interested in starting early AND going abroad? Participate in Catamount Gap Abroad and spend 5 weeks in Germany this summer!
Bridge the gap from high school to college life in an active investigation of how your academic, social, and personal success development are intertwined. This 5-week program, running June 26-July 29, 2017, provides students the opportunity to develop a network of faculty, staff, high-achieving upperclassman, and peers in an inclusive learning community environment. Students will receive academic support opportunities such as individualized tutoring and writing consultations, supplemental instruction group study sessions, and academic skill workshops, while earning 6-8 credits toward graduation depending on program track. Student also have the opportunity to participate in adventure activities such as hiking, kayaking, white-water rafting, and rock climbing activites through Base Camp Cullowhee, and enjoy concerts and movies outdoors at the Catafount.
Natalie Davis, Catamount Gap 2016: Honors College
Hugo Sanchez, Catamount Gap 2015
Check out where all Gap students will be housed, Central Drive.
You can find instructions on how to enroll on this page.
Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for commonly asked questions.