Student Support Services

InitiativesGoalMeans of AchievingOutcomeMethods of AssessmentResultsResult Use
AchievementThirty-eight (38%) percent of new participants served each year will graduate within six (6) years.SSS staff will provide academic assistance as well as graduate school preparation advising and workshops for SSS seniors.SSS participants will schedule meeting with an academic advisor in their major University graduation reports and student transcripts will be reviewed.SSS participant graduates were identified. Additionally, students who previously left WSU were tracked using National Clearinghouse to determine in they transferred to another college or graduated from somewhere else.Enter Use of Result
SupportEighty-five (85%) percent of all participants served by the SSS project will persist from one academic year to the beginning of the next academic year or graduate and/or transfer from a 2-year to a 4-year institution during the academic year.Staff coordinate and preesnt workshops that focus on orientation to the university, addressing assessment of personal and academic needs, academic skills building, class registration, and finalizing financial aid applications. Personal development activities focus on the needs of the participant including professional mentoring, self-motivation and direct and self-assessment. The participants receive assistance in the selection of courses to ensure proper registration, course preparation, long term educational and professional goals and a timely graduation.Students will select those services offered by SSS that will enhance their academic careers such that they are able to either remain at WSU in subsequent semesters, graduate or transfer to another institution of higher education.SSS participants will receive academic and personal mentoring or participate in workshops or tutoring sessions as prescribed by needs assessment forms. Participation will be documented by contacts entered into program database, sign-in sheets, and tutoring database forms. Student transcripts will be checked at the end of the fiscal year to determine persistence.Seventy-eight percent (78.12%) of participants persisted from one year to the other.Informs us of the necessity of assisting students in their search for financial resources in order to stay in school.
SupportEighty (80%) percent of all enrolled participants served by the SSS project will meet the performance level required to stay in good academic standing at the grantee institution.TRIO Student Support Services participants receive academic support that relates to their coursework. Support includes study skills workshops, general academic advising such as assistance with course selection, one-on-one and group tutoring, as well as professional mentoring on issues that affect academic success. Well qualified staff address the needs of the project participants through a comprehensive and intrusive delivery of academic services outlined above.Participants will use appropriate academic support services in order to remain in good academic standing at WSU.Monitor students' participation levels in workshops and SSS courses. After Eighty-seven percent (87.8%) of participants were in good academic standing at the end of the reporting year.Determines the strength and stability of current program services.