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L.E.G.A.C.I. Program


The L.E.G.A.C.I. Student Success Program was established at the University of Houston-Downtown during in the summer of 2016 to increase the retention and graduation rates of men from underrepresented ethnic backgrounds.

Members of the L.E.G.A.C.I. Program  are the following resources:

  • Textbook Support
  • Cohort-based Instruction
  • Admissions Guidance - see Admissions web page for criteria
  • Free Tutoring, Career Workshops
  • Conference Travel
  • Internships and Community Service
  • Financial Aid Guidance
  • Mentoring and Leadership Development


Students in the program are required to meet the following criteria:

  • Maintain at least a 2.3 GPA by the end of their first year
  • Complete the TSI Assessment
  • Register for the L.E.G.A.C.I. Program cohort classes

The L.E.G.A.C.I. Program supports all majors.