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ENGAGE Application Process



  1. Students interested in being part of the ENGAGE program must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0.
  2. Selected participants will be required to volunteer 2 hours a week in the Kutztown Area School District, therefore each student will be required to provide their own transportation.
  3. Students interested in living in the ENGAGE community will be provided with a separate Housing License listing the requirements of the program.
  4. The license must be signed by each student reflecting their agreement to live by the stipulations of the license or otherwise forfeit their privilege to live in the ENGAGE Community.
  5. Interested students who meet the above listed requirements will be asked to complete an application as well as write an essay in response to a provided prompt. Application and essay must be post marked or email date stamped by May 12, 2017. Applications be mailed to PO Box 730 Kutztown, PA 19530 or emailed to
  6. Of those applications submitted, up to forty-five students will be selected to come to campus for a group interview process. Members of the Kutztown University Residence Life and Housing & Dining Services Office, the Kutztown University Department of Education, as well as the Kutztown Area School District will serve on the selection committee.
  7. Twenty-five students from those called to campus for the group interview will be selected to take part in the program.

Download the ENGAGE Application (PDF)

Download the ENGAGE Application (Word Document)REMEMBER: Application and essay must be post marked or email date stamped by May 12, 2017

Updated: MGM/5/4/17