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Center for Student Success
The Center was established to provide students with access to personalized coaching and advisement with the goal of strengthening their academic performance and promoting student retention. The staff is dedicated to the academic success and development of the whole student. CSS also houses the PRIDE Mentoring Program, which is a targeted retention program.
Services Provided: Personalized Academic Coaching - Students can be coached on various academic success skills and techniques to
suit their individual needs. Academic coaching topic examples include; time management, effective reading and note-taking, test taking, academic motivation, and much more!
Supplemental Academic Advising - Serving as a supplement to the Departmental Academic Advisor, CSS can provide resources and support for students seeking guidance in areas such as course selection, transition and major exploration.
Extensive Academic Success Workshops - These workshops teach innovative academic strategies and techniques to assist students with their own unique challenges and experiences.
CSS Fall Workshop Series Wednesdays, 2:00pm-2:50pm, Roscoe West Hall Room 201 Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Time Management
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Reading & Note Taking Tips
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Preparing for Presentations
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Seven Steps to a Successful Semester
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Goal Setting
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Preparing for Finals & Test Taking
For more information on the content of these workshops, visit the CSS Lions Gate page.
CSS Peer Advising Coaches Not sure what questions to ask your advisor? Want help navigating PAWS and departmental websites? Need clarification on college policies and procedures?
CSS Peer Advising Coaches can help! Helps students prepare for advising appointments (which supports faculty/staff-advisee relationships) Provides student-focused guidance for scheduling questions, researching programs, and policy/procedure clarification
Peer Advising Coaches will be available during peak advising/registration times! (No Appointment Necessary!) Mid-October through Mid-November Location: Roscoe West Hall Lobby PAC@tcnj.edu
Roscoe West Hall 131, 609-771-3452 Email: email@example.com, Website: css.tcnj.edu tcnjcss
For more information on the PRIDE Mentoring Program: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Website: css.tcnj.edu/mentoring @TCNJ_PMP tcnj_pmp
The 09/20/17 issue of The Signal, The College of New Jersey’s student newspaper