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Gaining Access 'N Academic Success


GANAS LogoGANAS is an innovative access and retention program at Cal State East Bay that targets and serves newly arrived community college transfer students.   The GANAS model offers integrated academic and cultural approaches that welcome and socialize new transfer students while increasing their confidence, engagement, resiliency, academic success, persistence, and, ultimately, baccalaureate degree attainment rates.   GANAS is open to all students.  It provides a supportive environment that focuses on Latina/o and multicultural content.


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  • "I am GANAS means that I am a part of an amazing generation of students that are breaking the minority barriers by seeking a higher education not only to better ourselves but to make a difference in the world around us!”" - Robyn Walker, Class of 2016

Important Dates

  • March 2 - GANAS Priority Application Deadline - Documents received after the priority deadline will still be accepted on a space-available basis
  • March 2- FAFSA and California Dream Act Submission Deadline for Priority Consideration
  • May 1 – Cal State East Bay Accept Admission Deadline
  • July 15 – Cal State East Bay Final Transcript Deadline



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Contact Us

GANAS Program
  • California State University, East Bay
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • Student and Faculty Support (SF)
  • Suite 224
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