Academic Success

Captain’s Academy

Creating First-Generation Community through
Social and Academic Opportunities

Who? 

Incoming first-year and transfer students who identify as first-generation

(meaning neither parent has received a Bachelor’s Degree)

What?

Academic Support

  • Academic Sessions to help improve academic skills, create awareness
    of campus functionings and resources, and create a forum for sharing
    experiences and supporting one another
  • Access to Navigators - faculty and staff who support first-generation
    college students

Social Opportunities

  •  Events held once a month to promote connections and allow for you
    to have a social outlet
  • Pairing with a student mentor who will help you navigate life at SU

Why?

Captain’s Academy participants have an overall higher GPA and retention
rate compared to first-generation students who do not participate in
Captain’s Academy

How?

Join Captain’s Academy TODAY at https://tinyurl.com/20-21CASignUp 

Incentives

Community support, graduation cord upon completion of the program,
participating in a drawing for one of two $250 book scholarships (75%
participation required), t-shirt, water bottle, swag, free food, higher
academic success and knowledge