Freshman Success Program

Mission Statement

The mission of the Freshman Success Program (FSP) is to assist first time freshmen with a successful transition from high school to college, during their first year. Academic advisors will have an essential role in supporting positive connections, navigating college, and creating a cultural sense of belonging.

Freshman Success Program 

Welcome to Stanislaus State! The Freshman Success Program (FSP) is comprised of advising services, educational workshops, peer mentorship and social programs/events. FSP is open to incoming freshmen who are not participating in special programs such as: Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), Student Support Services (SSS), Elevate (Housing), and Athletics.

Benefits of Participation

  • One-on-one advising
  • Registering for classes
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Connections with peers
  • Successful transition to Stanislaus State & staying on track

Advising Services

Fall 2019: Mandatory advising once a month
Spring 2020: Mandatory advising once during Spring semester

Sign-up Here
Deadline to sign-up: September 19, 2019

Peer Mentors

Peer Mentors are continuing Stan State students who have been through the college transition and know first-hand the challenges faced by college freshmen. Throughout their first year, FSP students will be paired with a Peer Mentor. Peer Mentors are trained to offer advice on academic, personal and other concerns incoming freshmen may encounter.

Meet the Advising Staff

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) Lissett De La Cruz
College of Business Administration (CBA) Tracy Myer
College of Education, Kinesiology & Social Work (COEKSW) Eilbret Younan
College of Science (COS) CJ Chaney
Undeclared and Pre-Nursing Miguel Jimenez 

Meet the Peer Mentors

Nicholas Libby
Jose Navarro
Lourdes Ramirez
Jordyn Pellegrino-Posz

Do you want to be a Peer Mentor?
If you’re passionate about assisting incoming freshman in their transition to college, consider applying to be a Peer Mentor. Applications typically open in February  to hire for the Fall semester.

Contact Information
Academic Success Center, MSR 210
Phone: (209) 667-3700

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