The Summer Academic Enrichment Program (SAEP) is an intensive, five-week on-campus residential program. It is designed to enhance the academic experience of first generation university students. There is no out of pocket expense to participants for this program. All costs are covered by financial aid and program funding. SAEP is a landmark program on the University of California, Irvine campus and represents a successful model that offers a rigorous research experience. Participants receive 8 units of academic credit towards graduation.