CHAPTER 600 Student Affairs

670 Student Academic Services


Student Academic Services provides access to higher education, facilitates transition to the University environment, and assists in the development of academic and personal skills, thus promoting academic success towards graduation for a diverse student population.

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Student Academic Services combines comprehensive programs offering access, transition, and retention services to support student success and academic excellence. These services include academic and personal advising, admissions, and transition services, first-year experience seminars supplemental instruction in mathematics and science, study group assistance and academic enhancement services that support personal growth and academic achievement through the following programs: Academic Skills Center (ASC) Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Grants that are subject to all applicable rules and regulations governing the administration of financial aid, Summer Institute (SI) an academic orientation program held annually for newly admitted EOP Freshmen ad Connections for Academic Success (CAS).

671.1 Federally Funded TRIO Programs


Upward Bound (UB), part of the U.S. department of Education, is a college preparatory program for low-income, first-generation college-bound high school students.


Educational Talent Search (ETS), part of the U.S. Department of Education, is designed to assist participants in reaching a postsecondary education. The program serves students in grades 7 through 12 in targeted are schools, with its goal being to assist junior high and high school youth who are in low-income and/or first-generation college-bound students, graduate from high school and enter college


Student Support Services (SSS), part of the U.S. Department of Education, is designed to assist participants with enhancing their academic skills, increase their retention and graduation rates, and promote graduate and professional school programs.

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References for CAP 670

  1. Date approved by the President: May 15, 2013
  2. Effective Date: May 15, 2013
  3. Responsible Department/Office(s): Student Affairs - Student Academic Services
  4. Revision History: March 1, 2004
  5. Related University Policies, Procedures, Manuals and/or Documents:
    1. Student Academic Services,
    2. Educational Opportunity Program Grants: CSU Manual of Financial Aid Policies and Guidelines.
    3. CSU Executive Order 962,
  6. Laws, Regulations and/or Codes of practice referred to herein or related to this policy
    1. TRIO Programs: Higher Education Act of 1965; Education Department General Administrative Regulations
    2. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 4, Subpart 2, Chapter 1