Welcome to MASP!
The Miramontes Arts & Sciences Program (MASP) is an inclusive academic community in the College of Arts & Sciences comprised of motivated students dedicated to pursuing academic excellence at CU Boulder. MASP supports traditionally underrepresented and/or first-generation college students who want to be part of a diverse, multicultural academic enrichment community. MASP is a cooperative and collaborative program that offers a participation scholarship and dedicated space for activities, advising, studying, and seminars.
How to Join MASP
In order to join MASP, you will need to apply to and participate in one of our bridge programs. You can explore our three programs below to see which one is tailor-made for you and to see how to apply:
Current MASP Students
Are you a current MASP student? Find detailed information on courses, program requirements, and student-led programming.
Program for Excellence in Academics and Community (PEAC)
Incoming First Year A&S Students
Apply by March 31, 2023
Learning, Inclusion, Networking & Community (LINC)
Current A&S Students
Application Opens in Fall 2023
Academics & Community for Emerging Scholar Success
MASP's programs promote CU students transition to the College of Arts & Sciences, persistence towards degree completion, and post-graduate success by providing students ACCESS - Academics & Community for Emerging Scholar Success - to a host of resources and opportunies built to empower and prepare diverse students to achieve their goals.
Supplemental Academic Advising
Cohorted Bridge Programs
Supplemental Honors Seminars
Student-led Programming and Clubs
Resume Assistance and Interview Prep
Study Center and Community Space
Free Printing and School Supplies
CU LEAD Alliance
MASP is part of the CU LEAD Alliance, a unique set of academic learning communities whose students, faculty and staff are united to promote inclusive excellence. These “academic neighborhoods” build camaraderie and promote student success during the first-year and throughout students’ four years through a rich array of:
- cohort experiences
- participation scholarships
- academic enrichment activities
- community-building activities
*If you are interested in MASP but you are not entering or enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences, please explore the CU LEAD Alliance to find the program most suited to your journey.