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ACT 101

The Act 101 program is a state-funded support grant program with a mission to help academically and financially qualified Pennsylvania students succeed in college; persist to graduation or transfer to a four-year institution. Act 101 provides various academic services and opportunities to help students develop their academic abilities and enrich their academic experience while successfully completing their post-secondary studies.

Act 101 Students are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Access to Act 101 Success Coach
  • Access to the Act 101 Textbook Lending Library
  • Assistance in Developing and Improving Academic Skills
  • Access to Study Skills/ Academic Workshops
  • Usage of Act 101 Study Area
  • Access to Act 101 Tutors
  • Assistance with Navigating the College System


  • 200% of the Poverty Level
  • Enrolled in 6 or More Credits
  • Are or Have (Any of the Below):
    • Tested into a Developmental Class (MAT 80, MAT 90, ENG 90, DVS 60, DVS 70, DVS 101, DVS 103)
    • ESOL/ESL (English is Not Your First Language)
    • Been Out of Academics 3+ Years
    • A GPA Below 2.0
    • Received a GED

Act 101 Application

Act 101 Staff

The Act 101 Staff, located at the Allegheny Campus, are available Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Brittany Sunday
Act 101 Success Coach
Library 404 C

Darlene Meadows
Secretary, Specialized Services
Library 404
Monday- Friday 9:00 am-3:00pm