Who?, How?, and What?

Who Are S.T.E.P.S. Participants?

Students are selected based upon space availability and meeting one or more of three criteria:

  • First generation college student
  • Pell status
  • Historically underrepresented race or ethnicity

Participants also must have earned less than 14 college credit hours prior to program enrollment.

How Can You Apply?

Visit your campuses college Success Coach. Your Success Coach can provide you with the necessary documents in order to participate in the program.

What Can S.T.E.P.S. Do To Help You?

Success Coaches serve as a resource to faculty, staff, and students across campus providing engaging, timely programs to encourage success throughout the community. Success Coaches provide custom fit, one-on-one and group coaching with no appointment necessary. Assistance with setting realistic academic, personal, and career goals is available. Help with Financial Aid literacy and Scholarship applications is also provided. Referrals are given for tutoring, and other on and off campus resources. Success coaches provide regular updates and newsletters to help students stay up to date with information and other available resources. Many opportunities for fun and exciting networking events and community service activities are provided.

By completing S.T.E.P.S. students can:

Graduate with an Associate Degree, Earn a Career Readiness certificate, General Education certificate, or other career credential,
Transfer to another institution of higher education.