Advancing Success in Associate Pathways (ASAP)
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Advancing Success in Associate Pathways (ASAP)

ASAP provides students with the support they need to finish their degree on time at the two-year level. The supports include cost of attendence award, textbook assistance, financial monthly incentives, personalized advisement and academic services, and career development activities.

ASAP at SUNY Jefferson assists students in earning their associate degree as quickly as possible with the goal of graduating in 3 years or less. Students receive dedicated academic, financial and personal support from a dedicated ASAP advisor. In addition students will benefit from career counseling, a monthly incentive of either a gas card or a grocery card, textbook assistance and a Cost of Attendance Award (after financial aid has been applied) if needed.


  • Be eligible for In-State Tuition
  • Applied for FAFSA and TAP or are Military Affiliated
  • Approved ASAP Major *Listed Below
  • Ability to graduate in 3 years or less
  • Full-time student (12 credit hours)
  • Have not yet completed more than 21 college credit hours (College in High School and AP credits excluded)
  • If a transfer or current student must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and in good academic standing at the previous institution.


  • Choice of a monthly incentive
    • Stewarts Gas Card
    • Aldi Grocery Card
  • Textbook Assistance (Fall & Spring Semester)
  • Cost of Attendance Award (for students receiving financial aid)
  • Dedicated Academic Coaching, Tutoring, Advising and Career Support
  • Child Care Funding

Approved Majors

  • Addiction Studies A.A.S.
  • Applied Business Studies A.O.S.
  • Business Administration A.S. and A.A.S.
  • Childhood Education A.S. and A.A.S.
  • Childhood Education A.A.
  • Creative Writing A.A.
  • Criminal Justice A.S.
  • Early Childhood A.S. and A.A.S.
  • Homeland Security A.S.
  • Hospitality and Tourism A.A.S.
  • Human Services A.S.
  • Humanities and Social Science A.A.
  • Individual Studies A.A.S.
  • Physical Education A.S.
  • Psychology A.S.
  • Sports Management A.S.

How to apply:
Step 1: Be a current student prior to the Spring 2024 semester or apply to SUNY Jefferson.

Step 2: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) application each year.

Step 3: Tell us you’re interested!

Korine Ingerson
Deans Collaborative Learning Center


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The Jefferson Advancing Success in Associate Pathways (ASAP) Program is part of the SUNY replication of the City University of New York (CUNY) Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP)