can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving
his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental
Your students have chosen an exciting and challenging place for their education. However, a successful education grows from a partnership between the students and the college staff. Each has a unique contribution to make toward a student's educational success. Many support services are available to assist our diverse student population in achieving educational, career, personal, and social goals essential for their success. Your awareness of Student Support Services can be the key to your students' educational success. This lesson will allow you to become familiar with the wide variety of federal, state, and locally developed student support services.
Upon completion of this lesson, you will have an understanding of the resources available for your students who are in need of assistance.
Student As Partner
Students are embarking upon a new challenge as they enter college. They will be expected to assume far more responsibility for their education and the management of their lives. They will begin to make key choices in creating their future. As they become more familiar with college services available to them, they will be better prepared to meet these new responsibilities and take full advantage of this opportunity to shape their futures.
Faculty As Partner
We as faculty have
responsibilities also. In addition to our obvious roles in the
classroom, we must help them learn to use the college system.
To that end, we should have knowledge of the diverse student
support services offered.