Program Eligibility


  • You must be a new Fall semester transfer student
  • Must commit to the GANAS program during your time at Eastbay
  • Former PUENTE students are encouraged to apply

Program Requirements

  • Enroll in required GANAS upper-division university graduation requirement courses each term during your first year.
  • Enroll in the required GANAS transfer success seminar each term during your first year. The course will exclusively be taught by our GANAS Transfer Academic Counselor, who has received specialized GANAS training focusing on supporting Latinx students.
  • Meet with the GANAS counselor at least two (2) times per semester
  • Participate in at least two (2) GANAS events per semester  
  • Remain in full-time enrollment status (12 units) and in good academic standing with the university


  • Complete  university upper-division graduation  and overlays requirements in a cohort during your first year
  • Learn strategies for success in university and life
  • Enhance academic skills
  • Receive counseling, tutoring, and financial aid assistance
  • Be paired with a mentor

Program Selection

The selection committee is looking to select a diverse cohort. Please note that many factors will be taken into consideration when choosing the cohort. We encourage all interested applicants to apply.