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Welcome to Student Academic Support Services (SASS)

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SASS consists of nine diverse units with one goal in common:  to retain and graduate CSUSM students. The SASS team guides students through various aspects and stages of their undergraduate career.

Our comprehensive services include, but are not limited to:

  • preparation for college
  • academic and career advising
  • academic coaching
  • tutoring
  • testing
  • community building
  • and mentoring

These services are called “high impact practices,” and focus on helping students create meaningful & engaging college experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. According to research on college persistence and integration, engaging college experiences not only increases students’ commitment to the institution but also their motivation and dedication to their academic and career goals. 

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Although diverse in their areas of focus, all of the eight units within SASS are passionately committed to the common goal of assisting and preparing well-rounded CSUSM graduates!

Contact Us

Office: Craven Hall 3600

Phone: (760) 750-6050

Office Hours: Monday-Friday

8:00am- 5:00pm or by appointment

CSUSM 2018 Holiday Observances

  • Tues. January 1st - New Year's Day
  • Mon. January 21st - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Mon. April 1st - Cesar Chaves Day Observed
  • Mon. May 27th - Memorial Day
  • Thurs. July 4th - Independence Day
  • Mon. September 2nd - Labor Day
  • Mon. November 11th - Veteran's Day
  • Thurs. November 28th - Thanksgiving Day
  • Fri. November 29th - Holiday Friday
  • Wed. December 25th Christmas Day
  • Thurs. December 26th - Holiday Thursday
  • Fri. December 27th - Holiday Friday
  • Mon. December 30th - Holiday Monday
  • Tues. December 31st - Campus Closed