Students First Our commitment is Students First.PSU believes that students succeed when caring faculty and staff connect them to the opportunity and support they need to experience the transformative power of a college education. We realize PSUâ€™s commitment to student success when our students achieve their goals. Our commitment will be measured by ensuring students:Experience learning outcomes that embody the skills and knowledge integral to success;Maintain credit momentum, earn essential credits, persist and graduate at higher rates and attain degrees;Feel a sense of belonging and community at PSU and participate in an educational experience that prepares them to engage with real-world problems within our diverse communities;Connect to financial wellness support and education;Enjoy increased opportunities post-graduation, building careers or entering post-graduate programsSupporting campus wide student success programs, projects, and initiativesÌýFocus, strategy, change and continuous improvement for institutional transformationÌýFacilitate strategy development and the coordination and alignment of student success strategies across the institutionCross-campus project and initiative management for high-priority student success and experience effortsÌýStaff and participate in the organizational leadership body for student successÌýCreate a network for cross-campus collaborations to leverage knowledge and resourcesData + insights and the Student VoiceResearch and identify insights, in partnership with OIRP, that support the deepening of our understanding and strategies related to retention and graduation enhancement opportunitiesEngage students directly in problem-posing and solution generation to enhance student success and the student experienceÌýShowcase the student voice â†’ share back to students and to the broader campus community student. Ensure students are partners in our student success work.ÌýAssist campus with utilizing strategies and best practices for gathering and using student input and feedbackCommunity college partnerships and academic transfer programsLeadership and support for enhancing the community college transfer and returning student experience and success at PSU in partnerships with cross-campus partnersProvide coordination, support, and guidance to the university and its transfer partner institutions in developing effective transfer agreements, pathways, programs, and supportive policies and proceduresLeadership for the Transfer and Returning Student Center, including operational support and programmingFunding and external partnershipsWork with external partners and funders to operationalize student success initiatives, including grants that support this workHelp to disseminate the work thatâ€™s being done at PSU - locally, regionally and nationally Project and Program Updates The Fall 2023 status report of ongoing projects and programs the Office of Student Success is involved with. All information can also be found on our Current Work page. This is the most up-to-date report. The Spring 2023 status report of ongoing projects and programs the Office of Student Success is involved with. The Winter 2023 status report of ongoing projects and programs the Office of Student Success is involved with. To view the newest updates, refer to the Spring 2023 Status Report. The 2022 status report of ongoing projects and programs the Office of Student Success is involved with. To view the newest updates, refer to the Spring 2023 Status Report.