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  • 1. Welcome to…
    SOAR 2009
  • 2. Gabriel Flores, a current SSS student, has advice and tips to share during the presentation.
  • 3. Student Support Services can help you be successful at Cal Poly :
    Program Components:
    • TRIO program—federally funded through the U.S. Department of Education.
    • 4. There are 250 SSS students at Cal Poly
    • 5. We serve all 6 colleges at Cal Poly
    • 6. We have 4 advisors for SSS students
    • 7. We offer FREE drop-in and 1 on1 tutoring
    • 8. All new students participate in the LINKS mentoring program
    • 9. We hold various events throughout the year
  • Beware of these Recipe Blunders
    Before you start:
  • 10. Statistically speaking, there is a drop in academic performance
    for students during their first year.
    Here’s Gabriel with some words on this…
    “The tutoring is amazing, I really love the extra help that we are able to receive in some of the more difficult classes at Cal Poly.”
    – SSS Participant
  • 11. SSS Services:
    Academic Advising
    First Year Seminar
    LINKS mentoring program
    Social/Cultural events
    SSS grant
    Graduate Forum
  • 12. SSS expectations:
    For best results, combine all ingredients
    Be involved
    Quarterly contact with your advisor
    Participate in LINKS
    Sign up for First Year Seminar (FYS)
    Participate in special events and workshops
    Use drop-in labs or request a tutor
  • 13. Final comments from Gabriel:
  • 14. But wait, is SSS for you?
    If you still want to be considered for SSS, send us an e-mail letting us know by Friday, August 7, 2009.
    We look forward to considering you for SSS.
  • 15. Questions? Please contact:
    Tracee Duerson
    Jennifer Craghead
    Cesar Margarito
    Phone: 805-756-1395