Student Success

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Many SF State students find that is difficult to adapt to college life and that they are academically challenged. Funding our programs ensures that students receive customized support along their higher education journey, and are aided in connecting with professional experiences that allow them to become career-ready upon graduation.

Student Success Funding Initiatives

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Metro College Success Program

The Metro College Success Program (Metro) uses targeted outreach to support first-generation, low-income and/or historically underrepresented students in their success at San Francisco State University.

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Student Advising & Learning Center

The Student Advising & Learning Center is a University service staffed by professional counselors, advisors, interns and peer advisors committed to providing guidance and information to help undergraduate students enjoy a successful college experience.

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Institute for Civic & Community Engagement

Through innovative courses, experiential learning, political engagement, participatory action research, and direct services, we partner the resources and expertise of the urban university with the knowledge and assets of diverse communities.