Welcome to the Journal of College Access, a peer-reviewed, academic, open access, online journal with a focus on how students aspire to, gain access to, enroll in and persist in higher education institutions. The Journal is published periodically.
Views expressed are those of the authors and are not necessarily endorsed by the publisher nor the Michigan College Access Network (MCAN). Copyright in material published in the Journal remains with the author. Reproduction is permitted for educational, non-commercial purposes only, with appropriate referencing.
We welcome submissions from a wide community of practitioners including, but not limited to college and university faculty, graduate students, administrators, college access professionals, and others with an interest in the college access movement.
The Journal was cited by the Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) as a reason that Western Michigan University received MCAN's Steward Award in 2015.
Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1 (2018)
Preparing Students Experiencing Homelessness for College: Considerations for Counselors and Other Supportive Personnel
Stacey A. Havlik, Carrie Sanders, and Emma Wilson
Conceptualizing Latina/o College-going Behavior in High School
Victor B. Saenz Ph.D., Anna P. Drake Ph.D., Claudia Garcia-Louis Ph.D., Wonsun J. Ryu, and Luis Ponjuan Ph.D.
Reconsidering Policy Barriers for Justice-Involved College Students
Bradley D. Custer
Lessons Learned from a Summer Melt Prevention Program
Wendy L. Tackett, Kelley Pasatta, and Evan Pauken
Research Report Critique: A Primer on the College Student Journey
Mary Cantor, Mariam Mustafa, Asia Rivers, Paola Castillo, and Liliana Salas
Report Critique: Moving on Up? What Groundbreaking Study Tells Us about Access, Success, and Mobility in Higher Ed
Lizbeth Pineda and Rachel Drummond