Available Services

Academic Advising

Our Academic Advisors are here to see that you receive accurate information on GEC's, major course requirements, career guidance, personal counseling, financial aid information and information on services available throughout the University in order to assist you in making sound decisions about your education. Advisors will support and assist you in clarifying your goals and objectives as well as help you find solutions to your personal concerns. All SSS Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least two times a semester.

More information about our Academic Advisors.

Peer Mentors

Students assisting students! These well trained, informed individuals act as our lines of communication. They work closely with you throughout the year. They help keep our professional staff in tune with the everyday needs of our students. All students must meet with a Peer Mentor a minimum of two times a semester. For more information contact our office and ask for the Peer Mentors.

Meet the Peer Mentors.

The Writing Specialist

Provides assistance with writing related tasks both individually and in writing related workshops. Developing life-long strategies for studying and writing essays are important to being a successful writer and student. The Writing Specialist is here to help develop a writer’s toolbox—a set of techniques and tips for the writing process to help clarify questions, comments, and writing related concerns. Click here for more information about our Academic Advisors/Writing Specialist.

Tutorial Assistance

Tutorial assistance for SSS participants is offered through the University Tutoring Center. The Center will make every effort to find you the assistance you require. The Tutoring Center can be reached at (209) 667-3642.


Workshops are offered at NO CHARGE to our SSS student participants! We offer exam preparation workshops in CBEST, and WPST, as well as Study Skills and Skills Enhancement Workshops. All workshops are offered throughout the academic year.

View the current schedule.