STAGES: Summer Transition for Academic Guidance and Educational Success

 

The Summer Transition for Academic Guidance and Educational Success (STAGES) summer component is a five-day, non-residential program serving 35 new and continuing SSS students which aims to provide skills for a successful transition to college life. SSS students will focus on academic resources, career development, financial literacy, leadership skill building, and other activities. Participants will benefit from personalized attention, individualized instruction and accessibility to campus resources.

STAGES Program Goals

By the end of the STAGES Summer Component students should be able to:

  • Smoothly transition to university life
  • Utilize key campus services
  • Explore career and graduate school options
  • Develop a greater understanding of financial literacy
  • Develop a greater self and cultural awareness
  • Understand the SSS Tutor Referral Process
  • Enhance interpersonal connections with peers

STAGES 2014 will be held August 11-15, 2014. For information on how to participate, please contact the SSS Center at 805-437-3560 or sss.center@csuci.edu

 

STAGES 2013 Photos

 

Third annual STAGES participants.
Center: Third annual STAGES participants

 

New SSS students.
Center: New SSS students checking in for the STAGES program

 

SSS students with Ernie G.
Center: STAGES participants with guest speaker, comedian Ernie G

 

SSS students showing their CI spirit.Staff, students and families celebrating a successful STAGES program.

Left: SSS students showing their CI spirit. Right: Staff, students and families celebrating a successful STAGES program.