What is the
Student Enrichment Program?
The SEP is a university-funded
program/research study which offers free services designed to assist students
in achieving academic, professional and personal success. The goal of our program is to help
participants transition and thrive in the collegiate environment while
preparing them to succeed in whatever they choose to do after graduation. The benefits of our program include
individualized learning and study skills assessment, supplementary academic
advising, professional development opportunities and college success
everyone participate in the SEP?
The SEP is designed to assist our traditionally
under-served students. Students must be
Low income (as determined by the Office of Financial
First Generation (neither parent graduated with a four-year college/university degree)
On Academic Probation I or II
admission into Governor’s State University guarantee admission into the SEP?
No, admission into the SEP is an educational
opportunity separate from general university admission. The SEP only serves a limited number of
students each semester. Therefore, it is
advisable to complete the participation application as early as possible before
the semester you wish to join the SEP.
I become a member?
SEP provides an individualized academic support system from enrollment through graduation. The program can help
you build on your strengths while also addressing areas which can be
improved. As a participant, you will
learn about your personal learning style, additional university services, and
other opportunities which are not readily available to all GSU students.
the requirements of being a member?
Students are strongly encouraged to utilize specific
services based on our recommendations. Through individualized meetings and careful analysis of a learning and
study strategies test, SEP staff will suggest specific college success
workshops, strategies and resources we believe will help the student achieve his/her goals. Members are expected to be
committed and serious about earning a degree and taking advantage of the SEP
help me with the transition to GSU?
Yes. SEP offers
a variety of supportive services for new and continuing GSU students. Our program is dedicated towards working
with students throughout their time at GSU, offering services which emphasize
proactive strategies to successfully handle the social, personal and academic
adjustments to college.
satisfied with my GPA, why should I join SEP?
SEP offers a personalized learning and study assessment
to more effectively increase your academic performance. SEP monitors your grades to ensure your academic goals will be met and/or exceeded. SEP also offers student engagement and professional development
opportunities with the belief that more well-rounded students are more
competitive in the job/graduate school application process.
Can the SEP
help me connect with other students on campus?
Yes. The SEP is
committed towards enhancing student’s overall collegiate experience through
offering connections to campus resources such as student organizations/clubs,
Career Services and professional development opportunities.
I am unsure
if my major is right for me. Can the SEP
SEP offers students supplemental academic advising and planning. SEP can help you determine programs which
best suit your interests, strengths, and long-term plans.
cost any money to join the SEP?
No, the SEP is a university funded program and offers
FREE services to students.
can I remain in the program?
Members can remain in SEP until they graduate, or for
a minimum of two semesters.