Student Success Coaching Program
The Student Success Coaching Program is designed to help you adjust to college at MSU Denver. Students in the program have a Success Coach, a faculty or staff member who can help guide you to the right resources. The goal of the program is quite simple: to help you get the most out of college.
How Are Students Selected for the Program?
Students in the program are first-year students in their first term, and who aren't already part of another program at the University (such as First Year Success, the GPS program for undeclared students, Student Support Services, and Metro Scholars).
Can I opt in or opt out of the program?
Students who are in the program but who do not wish to be can opt out by filling out the form. At this time, students not formally part of the program can't opt in, but of course students can always seek out the help they need. You can contact relevant departments regarding many common issues through the University's Submit Questions & Comments form.
What if my Success Coach doesn't know the answer to my questions?
Success Coaches know a lot about how the University works, but no one person can know it all, so the coach's job is to point you to people who do have the information you need. If you were referred one place and that didn't help, contact your coach and let them know what your situation is. If you're not sure who to contact, send us an email.
I already have an academic advisor/career counselor/personal counselor. Is this the same thing?
No, success coaching isn't quite the same thing as academic advising, career counseling, mental health counseling, or financial aid counseling, for instance. In fact, the success coach many refer you to these services if that seems appropriate.