Our Services

Academic Advising:

We assist with all aspects of educational planning and scheduling.

  • Assistance with choosing classes that align with your future goals and current schedule
  • Registration system
  • Help with study skills
  • Strategies for maintaining and improving GPA

Personal Advising:

Professionally trained advisors can help with personal problems or unexpected situations which can affect academic success and personal well-being.

  • Support
  • Encouragement and advocacy
  • Appropriate campus or community referrals
  • Assistance with course or term withdrawal, as needed

The Student Support Services advisors also assist students in exploring interests, aptitudes, and skills, so they can make informed choices when selecting majors or career paths.

Graduate and Professional Advising:

The TRIO staff strongly encourages and supports students continuing their education at the graduate level. The SSS advisors provide assistance in choosing the proper program, researching financial aid options, and helping with the entire application process. In addition, to offering advising for undergraduate students interested in attending graduate school; our staff also assists our participants in determining career paths after graduation.  The SSS Advisors work closely with MSUN's Career Center to ensure students are provided with all of the necessary resources throughout the entire career exploration process and are fully prepared to enter the workforce after graduation.

Individualized Tutoring:

Professional and peer tutors can provide FREE individualized assistance in a wide variety of disciplines. Tutors can assist in understanding concepts, recommending study techniques, checking comprehension, and providing encouragement.

Study Lab, Textbook Library + Much More!

Program participants have the privilege of utilizing a computer and study lab reserved for their use. SSS also has each semester's required texts on hand and available for checkout, as well as laptops for participants to use while in our center. Both resources must remain in SSS, but students can also take advantage of on-staff tutors, free printing and school supplies!