What is APEX?
The Academic Program for EXcellence (APEX) is an eight-week academic summer program designed for incoming multicultural freshmen. APEX helps multicultural students transition to Iowa State University during the summer prior to their first semester. The program features APEXE, an exciting new component launching in the summer of 2014 in collaboration with the College of Engineering.
What is APEX for Engineers (APEXE )?
APEXE is a unique opportunity within APEX for freshmen multicultural students interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. As a part of the APEX eight-week summer program, APEXE will provide participants with additional academic, professional, and social development experiences to aid in their preparation in becoming an engineering student.
Why should you attend APEX?
You will be enrolled in up to eight credits of general education courses applicable to all majors, such as English, math, sociology and psychology. You will learn with other students who want to get ahead in their academic careers and have an opportunity to meet and network with faculty and staff who will help you with your adjustment to university life.
In addition to earning college credit, as an APEX participant you have the opportunity to network with other APEX students, discover the 800+ student clubs and organizations on campus, enjoy fun group activities during the weekends, serve on the APEX Cabinet and experience all the other exciting opportunities that await you this summer at Iowa State.
As an APEX participant, you will:
As an APEXE participant, you will:
In order to qualify for APEX, you must meet each of the following criteria:
APEX Community Policies and Procedures (to be mailed)
Contact the APEX Coordinator if you need more information or have any questions regarding the program:
Iowa State University
2224 Student Services Building, Suite 2080
Ames, IA 50011-2224