Program for Academic Advancement

Who is Eligible to Participate?

You are eligible to participate in PAA if you are enrolled at Fort Lewis College as a full time student (or accepted for enrollment), are a U.S. citizen, are working toward your first Bachelor's degree, AND you can answer "YES" to at least one of the following questions:

  • Neither one of your supporting parents (nor your legal guardian) had a Bachelor's degree before you became 18 years old;
  • You applied for financial aid and received a Pell grant;
  • You have a documented disability.

Preference is given to students who qualify for more than one criteria.

A simple application process is required to document eligibility and to identify your academic needs.  To apply you can come to the PAA office in our new space on the third floor of Reed Library, room 308 or download the application from the documents and forms tab.




Contact Us

Program for Academic Advancement
Fort Lewis College
Reed Library Room 308
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301

Phone: 970.247.7692
Fax: 970. 247.7689