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    Michigan College and University Partnership (MICUP) is a program funded through the KCP Initiative that aims to prepare transfer students for attendance at a four-year institution, specifically those transferring from Henry Ford College and Wayne County Community College District.  MICUP focuses on serving academically, economically and socially disadvantaged students who otherwise might not have access to the same resources and support.
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    The Baccalaureate Education Achievement Track (BEAT) aims to serve all transfer students at EMU, no matter the student's former institution.  MICUP-BEAT is housed together within the Academic Success Partnerships department and treated as a collaborative program geared toward transfer students. 

Achieve your fullest potential and join MICUP-BEAT if you:

  • Consider yourself a transfer student.
  • Seek to complete a bachelor's degree.
  • Have successfully completed 45+ credit hours.
  • Maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA upon transferring.

If you are currently enrolled at a community college, contact us if you:

  • Plan to transfer to a four-year institution.
  • Have completed 45+ community college credits.


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    • Financial aid guidance
    • Scholarship consideration based upon eligibility, need and merit
    • Academic coaching to help guide students' persistence in academia
    • Workshops providing tools to assist work-life obligations, manage pressure and navigate campus-wide resources
    • Canvas virtual learning community for online support
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    • To engage students in active learning
    • To assist students in achieving their goals
    • To encourage students' educational pursuits
    • To instill students' tenacity to become independent contributors to our community

Virtual Learning Community

MICUP-BEAT offers participating students an online space in which to establish community and receive support.  This Canvas course shell is open to all MICUP-BEAT students.  Once you're accepted into the program, you will be added to the course shell and able to view the content.

Know someone who might be a good fit for MICUP-BEAT?

Refer a Student

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. - César Chávez - Rosa Parks (KCP) Initiative is dedicated to supporting under-served students as they transition from community college into a four-year institution by providing critical services like mentoring, academic preparation, financial education and scholarships.

The MICUP Program provides State of Michigan funding to Michigan's four-year public and independent colleges and universities to increase the number of admitted academically- or economically-disadvantaged students who transfer from community colleges into baccalaureate degree programs at four-year institutions.

From the KCP Initiative Website

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