Student Support Services for First-Generation upper-class students
What NAU upper-class students can expect
Integrate yourself into the campus environment at Northern Arizona University. After your freshmen year, or if you join SSS as an upper-class student, the program approach and services will adapt to your needs. Your Plan for Academic SuccesS (PASS) will guide your progress in our program each semester.
Services available to first generation upper-class NAU students
- Professional mentoring after your initial intake appointment (intake meeting plus at least 3 mentoring meetings each semester)
- Workshops geared toward getting more engaged in leadership, internships, study abroad or graduate school experiences (pick at least 1 each semester)
- Continued financial literacy and money management skill development (online module requirement each semester)
Community service activities (pick at least 1 each semester)
- All-participant events like a “Welcome Back to Our SSS Community” and an end of the semester/year Celebration
Plus tutoring, meeting with a Learning Specialist to enhance study skills, and personal counseling referrals
Sophomores continue to be eligible for the $500 participation grant upon successful completion of the semester requirements (you must have unmet financial need).
Successful SSS participants are invited to apply to participate in our Chi Alpha Epsilon honor society.