Welcome to Student Achievement Services
The Student Achievement Services is dedicated to the academic success of diverse students through support services, collaborations and high impact programs and practices that lead to greater student independence, personal growth and lifelong learning.
Student Achievement Services in the Division of Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence is composed of three distinctive units, each targeted to meet the mission of the department and the Division. These include the Multicultural Retention Programs (MRP), PreCollege Programs and Multicultural Education Center (MEC).
MRP provides academic and student support services to assist in the enrollment, retention and graduation of multicultural (African American, Asian/Hmong American, Latino/Hispanic American and Native American) students. Programs and services offered in the MRP include: academic coaching, academic tracking, specialized tutoring in English and mathematics, first-year student seminars and first-year student transition tracking, leadership development, personal, career and financial aid assistance and mentoring and referral to other on/off campus departments and organizations.
PreCollege Programs assist middle and high school students in their preparation for college by offering summer residential programs in the following subject areas: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, English/writing, teacher education, nursing, business, mass media and college preparation. The programs provide a variety of challenging experiences to increase awareness and appreciation for higher learning, build a foundation of better prepared students and view college as an attainable goal.
The MEC is located at 751 Algoma Boulevard serves as a multipurpose resource center that seeks to bring people together to promote and celebrate diversity on campus, in the greater Oshkosh area and extended communities. MEC also serves as a resource and information center for students, faculty, staff and community members interested in improving cross-cultural human relations and understanding cultural differences. It serves as an “embassy” for all multicultural and international students on campus.