The purpose of this initiative is to increase the number of students who graduate with associate degrees; earn a career readiness, general education, or other career certificate; or transfer to other institutions of higher education. With personal coaching, S.T.E.P.S. encourages and empowers students to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals by identifying and accessing on and off campus resources. Free services available to students in the program include:
- One-on-One Coaching — Success Coaches are available to help you set your personal and academic goals by offering and suggesting many resources.
- Group coaching sessions — These sessions offer a variety of information and allow you to socialize and get to know your peers; sessions are located on both campuses Tuesday Talks on the Franklin campus and Campus Conversations on the Hobbs Suffolk Campus.
- Scholarship applications assistance — The coaches are here to help you with your applications to determine that eligibility requirements are met. Ensuring that your application packet is complete.
- Financial Aid literacy.