The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) is thrilled to unveil TICAS:Onward, our organization’s ambitious and transformative strategic plan that will guide our advocacy toward a more fair, accessible, and equitable higher education system for the next generation of students. 

TICAS:Onward at a Glance

Watch our launch video to get a first glimpse of what TICAS is doing to move our work Onward.

Our New Mission & Vision

We are doubling down on our commitment to the nation’s most vulnerable students by addressing today’s policy challenges in order to realize a new higher education system that serves everyone. 

Mission

We advocate for every student, regardless of race, ethnicity, or family wealth, to have access to a quality higher education program without the need to incur debt to realize their dreams of earning a college credential.

Vision

To reimagine a national higher education system where students can successfully complete a college credential with confidence that their education will afford them a pathway toward economic mobility and financial sustainability.

Moving Forward

TICAS’ student-centered initiatives and program areas each aim to provide research-based solutions to some of the most important policy challenges facing higher education today. With our people, our focus, and our leadership, we look to make long-lasting change to higher education that will ensure students have the same opportunity to achieve a postsecondary degree.

The Strategic Plan

TICAS:Onward, our ambitious and transformative strategic plan, envisions a more fair, accessible, and equitable higher education system for the next generation of students. Through TICAS:Onward, we seek to revolutionize the higher education landscape by prioritizing the needs of the most vulnerable communities and placing student-centered solutions at the heart of every conversation. 

Onward Together

Together, our advocacy will advance necessary higher education reforms that will impact the communities that need the most support in attaining a postsecondary credential and economic prosperity.

Thank you for your partnership in creating a more accessible and equitable higher education system for the next generation of students.

Let’s journey onward together.

 

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