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Student Athlete Support Services

Reaching And Maximizing Success

The role of the Student Athlete Support Services is to:

  1. Develop comprehensive strategies to support each student-athlete in pursuit of his/her academic and educational goals.
  2. Provide individual advising and counseling which promotes graduation within four to five years.
  3. Provide general academic advising in cooperation with the departmental faculty advisors and the Undergraduate Academic Advising Office.
  4. Provide assistance to student-athletes by offering:
    • registration and advance registration assistance
    • academic grade and NCAA eligibility monitoring
    • tutorial support and study group facilitation
    • regularly scheduled study hall
    • student-athlete computer lab and laptops for team travel
  5. Foster the overall development of the student-athlete by organizing activities with the NCAA Life Skills Coordinator.
  6. Assist in the recruitment, retention and graduation rates of student-athletes.
  7. Foster positive relationships with campus and community constituents.

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