Emerging Jags



Southern University’s Emerging Jags program designed to inspire students to make the most of their first year on the bluff and develop a proactive approach to learning and understanding their educational options and career opportunities. In addition participants are encouraged to set their sights on a college degree from one of our six premier colleges which include, College of Agriculture and Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Business, Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences, College of Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Nursing and Allied Health, and College of Sciences and Engineering.

*This program will accept the first 100 participants who meet all necessary requirements and sign the Emerging Jags contract.


  • Have a minimum high school cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Regents Core 4 Curriculum
  • Have at least ACT sub-score of 18 in English or ACT sub-score of 19 in mathematics.
  • Have no less than ACT sub-score of 15 in Math or English or no less than an SAT sub-score of Math 390 or Writing/Language 22- for developmental course placement.
  • Students are only allowed to take one developmental course)


  • Admissions Application
  • High School Transcript
  • Standardized test scores
  • Immunization Records
  • Signed Freshman Academy Contract


  • Mentoring
  • Free Tutoring
  • Leadership Development
  • Free Academic Empowerment Workshops
  • Early start on Developmental courses
  • One-on-One Academic Coaching Sessions
  • Fostering Relationships with Faculty Advisors


  • Complete FASFA
  • Register for Orientation
  • Attend Summer Session (If attending Summer School)


Contact Information: 
Email: frac@subr.edu
Phone: 225.771.5455
Location: T.H. Harris Hall Suite 1075




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