The Counseling Component of Student Support Services seeks to ensure that all participants are provided with appropriate advisement so that the academic, educational, cultural, career, social, financial needs, and motivational needs of participants are met.
Types of Counseling
- Academic Advising - Services provided assist participants with academic, personal and financial aid concerns. We provide an individual academic assessment on each student in order to identify their strengths and weaknesses.
- Career Planning - Services provided assist students with choosing a major and developing a career plan.
- Cultural Enrichment - Services provided expose students to distinguished speakers, dramas, musicals, humanities, and other cultural activities throughout the region. This exposure will enhance the participants' cultural awareness.
- Support Workshops - Services provided reinforce and support academic success at the University. A variety of workshops are presented to address the needs and concerns of participants. Each participant is expected to attend workshops throughout the academic year.
- Graduate School Assistance - Services provided assist participants from their freshman through senior years with completion of their bachelor's degree. In addition, participants are exposed to graduate schools tours, and are provided graduate school information. Each semester, students attend graduate school fairs.
- Financial Aid Information - Services provided assist participants with applying for financial aid on a yearly basis.