Summer Transition Enhancement Program (STEP)

TRiO SSS STEP is a unique one-week opportunity intended to help SSS 1st-year students transition into college by:

  • Building a campus community and social support
  • Building a sense of personal confidence by making new friends
  • Meeting staff, faculty and students committed to helping you succeed
  • Learning about college life and expectations
  • Belonging to a supportive learning community focus on your success
  • Participating in fun team-building activities
  • A FREE program for SSS students!


Dates: TBD
Time: TBD
  • Academic Workshops
  • Campus Tours
  • Team Building Activities
  • Getting to know you!

To participate in STEP, you must:

  1. Be accepted to CSUSM as a 1st-year student
  2. Be accepted to TRiO SSS
  3. Complete and return a STEP application by deadline
  4. Participate in TRiO SSS Learning Community during Fall and Spring semesters

For more information, contact:

Joe L. LeDesma
STEP Coordinator