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College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)


About the Program

The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at Texas State Technical College (TSTC) in Harlingen is a federally funded program designed to meet the needs of students with migrant and seasonal farm work backgrounds. CAMP offers eligible students pre-college transition and first-year support services to help develop the skills necessary to succeed in college. CAMP collaborates with TSTC faculty, student services, outreach programs and community-based agencies to improve educational and career opportunities for all CAMP-eligible students.

Program Eligibility

To qualify for CAMP, you must:

  • Meet TSTC college admission requirements
  • Enroll in an associate degree program
  • Be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident
  • Be eligible for a Pell Grant
  • Have freshman status/be enrolled full time

You or an immediate family member must have worked within the last 24 months for at least 75 days as a migrant or seasonal farmworker or you had participation in and eligibility for the Title 1C Migrant Education Program.

Qualification (Documentation):

  • Submit a CAMP Application
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • Submit a Certificate of Eligibility (COE)



College Assistance Migrant Program Applications are available through the CAMP office. Persons interested in applying for CAMP may contact the CAMP office at 956-364-4033.



CAMP is designed to serve first-year college students who come from migrant/seasonal farmworker backgrounds. Through intensive academic services, personal guidance and financial assistance, CAMP helps students transition from high school to college and develop the skills necessary to succeed at TSTC.

  • Tutoring and academic skill-building instruction and assistance
    • Assist with personalized tutoring schedules
    • Individual or group college-life sessions
    • Skill building trainings
  • Cultural enrichment
    • Exposure to cultural events, academic programs, and other activities not usually available to migrant students.
  • Career planning
  • Academic advising
  • Financial assistance that includes, but is not limited to, the following:
    • Stipends
    • Scholarships
    • Books and supplies
    • Tuition and fees
    • Housing (Dorms)
  • Support services
    • Other essential supportive services as necessary to ensure the success of eligible students.



Misty Wyche-Russell
CAMP Advisor
Voice: 956-364-4030

Joe Gonzalez
CAMP Advisor
Voice: 956-364-4032

Nery Munoz
CAMP Secretary
Voice: 956-364-4033

Jose Anna Garibay
CAMP Director
Voice: 956-364-4034

Texas State Technical College
College Assistance Migrant Program

1902 N. Loop 499
Harlingen, Texas 78550
Located in Building B

Texas State Technical College 3801 Campus Drive Waco, Texas 76705 254-799-3611
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