Parker-Adams students talking outside Harris Hall


All incoming College of Arts and Sciences freshmen are eligible to apply to the Parker-Adams Program. No minimum GPA, ACT or SAT scores are required for students who have been accepted into the University. Not open to students participating in the Crimson Edge Program or Honors College.  Applications for Parker Adams will be due BY April 21.  Applications can be found on the Registration page.


  • Arts and Sciences Compass Course 101 (Fall Semester)
  • Arts and Sciences Compass Course 102 (Spring Semester)
  • Registration in a Parker-Adams designated English 101 and 102 courses (requirement waived if registered in EN 103 or if transfer credits apply)
  • Academic Success Activities, 4 hours each week (Study hall, tutoring, and study skills classes)
  • Attend 3 cultural events each semester (tickets will be provided), 2016-2017 Schedule

Study Hall Hours

Center for Academic Success (CAS)

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-10:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am-4:45pm

Harris Hall

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:00pm-12:00am

(Free tutoring, seminars, study rooms, etc.)