SPACES provides support for a number of programs that support the larger mission of achieving education equity.
SPACES provides funding for student-initiated and student-run access and retention programs of SPACES Student Staff Members and registered UCSD student organization through SIPHR and SIAPS which follow the mission of SPACES. In general, programs that target K‐14 students receive funds through SIAPS, while programs that target undergraduates receive funds through SIPHR. Based on the objectives, goals, and target participants of the program, the funding source will be determined by the SPACES Advisor.
In particular, the program, activity, or service should be student-initiated, student-run, and focused on improving access to higher education and/or retention within higher education for educationally disadvantaged students. For funding purposes, an educationally disadvantaged student shall be defined as having one or more of the following characteristics:
Altogether, SPACES funds a broad range of program and services. However, all events should consist of one or more of the required 10 program aspects:
There are 9 general components of the SPACES Program Proposal Process.