Eligibility and Requirements


Parker Adams students with Lanna Johnson Boyd on the steps of the Student Center Plaza

All incoming students registered with the College of Arts and Sciences are eligible to apply to the Parker-Adams Year. No minimum GPA, ACT or SAT scores are required for students who have been accepted into the University.

The program is not open to students participating in the Blount Scholars Initiative or Honors College. Priority is given to applications submitted by May 1st. Applications will be accepted through July 15.


  • Registration in Arts and Sciences Compass Course 101 (Fall Semester)
  • Registration in Arts and Sciences Compass Course 102 (Spring Semester)
  • Registration in a Parker-Adams designated academic course (Typically English 101 or Psychology 101)
  • Academic Success Activities: 4 hours each week (Study hall, Greek Life Study Hours, tutoring, and study skills classes)
  • Attend a minimum of 1 cultural event each semester. Tickets will be provided for free. Visit the online box office for theater and dance showtimes.

Group Study and Tutoring Hours

Study with Fellows

  • Monday-Thursday: 6:00pm-9:00pm

(Tutoring upon request, academic seminars and more!)

Capstone Center for Student Success

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am-4:45pm

Check the tutoring schedule at the Capstone Center for Student Success.