As a participant in the Student Success Programs you are eligible to receive/have access to:
Counseling - Academic, financial aid and career counseling in exploring interests, aptitudes and skills to make informed decisions when selecting majors or career paths
Walk-In Lab - A state-of-the-art computer lab is available exclusively for participant use
Financial Assistance - Assistance in securing adequate financial aid packages with emphasis reducing burdensome student loan debt. Participants who are in the first four semesters of college and receiving Pell are eligible to receive assistance via Grant Aid.
Themed Workshops - Opportunities to learn about time management strategies, enhance critical thinking skills, network with employers, maximize use of cutting edge technology, alternatives for expediting a graduation plan, etc.
Cultural Activities - Cultural activities and social events to enhance cultural/educational and social awareness. These activities are designed to bring students, family, SSP staff and the general campus community together informally.
Academic Monitoring - SSP staff serve as secondary advisors and proactively monitors participant academic success via access to critical tools that serve a purpose for monitoring academic standing, persistence, and graduation from the UofM.
Graduate/professional school application - Participants are eligible to receive high quality and credible recommendations for applications to graduate and professional schools in addition to free preparation for graduate school exams, fee waivers, and visitations to select campuses.
High quality tutoring - Via a unique partnership with Educational Support Programs, SSP participants have access to priority consideration when receiving tutoring assistance for a myriad of subjects.
Peer mentoring - All freshman participants have an opportunity to be paired with a peer mentor (junior or senior SSP participant) to provide an additional layer of social support as they embark on their postsecondary programs.