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Monday, April 27, 2015.


STAR (Student Transfer and Academic Retention) is a Federal Student Support Services program. It is designed to identify promising students and provide instructional support services above and beyond what is currently being offered.


The mission of the STAR Student Support Services program is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of eligible participants, and to facilitate the process of transition from one level of higher education to the next.  The program assists 160 eligible first-generation, low income, and/or students with a documented disability, through the use of a variety of services, to clarify their goals, succeed academically in their chosen program of study, and to graduate and/or transfer to the university level.



STAR Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the STAR Program?
  • Who is eligible for the STAR Student Support Services program?
  • What services are provided?
  • How can I apply for the STAR Student Support Services program?