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SSS online

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

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