Services for Students

The TRIO/Student Support Services (SSS) program offers the following services to TRIO-eligible Normandale students:

Academic Success Coaching: Development of individual success plan, academic and career planning including assistance with course selection, transfer assistance and life goals.

Accelerated developmental education: Based on assessments, scholars will be enrolled in developmental education courses that will best meet scholars’ needs, including accelerated reading and mathematics courses.

Tutoring: One-on-one and small group tutoring in core academic courses including mathematics, writing, science, logic and reading.

Supplemental Instruction (SI): Extra class sessions in developmental education learning communities and gateway courses led by trained SI student leaders.

Workshops: Sessions on time management, learning styles, academic digital literacy, study skills, test-taking strategies, academic mindset, career planning, wellness, personal finance and financial aid.

Cultural and educational events: Campus and community events that broaden scholars’ horizons and build cultural capital, e.g. plays, lectures and exhibitions.

Referrals to community resources and scholarship opportunities.