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Academic Skills Center

The Academic Skills Center (ASC) offers a variety of retention programs and campus support services including Student Success Seminars, Online Study Skills Library available 24 hours a day, and more.

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Cal Poly Scholars

The Cal Poly Scholars is a living-learning program aimed at recruiting and retaining high achieving students from California Partner High Schools.

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Connections for Academic Success

Connections for Academic Success (CAS) provides support services to students in Cal Poly's Partners Program along with other assigned student groups.

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Educational Opportunity Program

The primary goals of the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) are to improve the access, retention and graduation of students who have been historically, economically and/or educationally disadvantaged.

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Educational Talent Search

Educational Talent Search (ETS) is designed to assist participants in reaching a postsecondary education. Serving students grades six through twelve, ETS offers counseling and advising to help students reach college.

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First Year Seminars

First Year Seminars (FYS) are seminars designed to support the success of new incoming freshman and transfer students at the university.

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Student Support Services

Student Support Services program (SSS) is designed to assist participants with enhancing their academic skills, increase their retention and graduation rates and promote graduate and professional school programs.

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Study Session

Study Session (SSP) forms study groups for students who submit a request to study with a group focused on challenging, selected courses in the Colleges of Science and Math and the College of Engineering.

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Summer Institute

Summer Institute (SI) is an academic orientation program held annually for newly admitted freshmen. SI will help you make a successful transition from high school to college.

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Supplemental Workshops

The Cal Poly Supplemental Workshops in Science and Math (SWS & SWM) are both intensive programs designed to help students achieve success in their math and science courses.

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Upward Bound

Upward Bound (UBM) provides fundamental support to local low-income, first-generation college bound high school students.

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