What is AAP?

The LAS Access and Achievement Program (AAP) is the flagship program for students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences affiliated with the President’s Award Program at the University of Illinois.

AAP provides a supportive learning environment, offers solid academic support, promotes leadership and self-advocacy, and identifies opportunities for outreach, research, and scholarship. Through AAP, you'll be prepared for academic success, graduation, and a life of impact.


Eriele Tellis"I was admitted to the University of Illinois under the Access and Achievement Program. It was because of this program and its caring staff members that I was able to flourish on campus."

Eriele Tellis
BA, ’19, political science