Capture Success Scholars.
The Capture Success Scholars (CSS) Program is geared towards helping students navigate throughout the campus, its departments, and services throughout their first year at Drew University. The first year of college, for many students but especially for first-generation college students, is often a challenging time, as students are expected to juggle changing roles in their academic, personal lives, and professional lives. The CSS Program is designed to help students access resources and opportunities available to them at Drew University.
The CSS Program works alongside the EOS Program to provides direct services designed to promotes persistence through degree completion. Furthermore, the program supports innovative educational initiatives and leadership development activities to enhance the students’ chance for academic success. The office provides for the holistic care of the student. We render immediate and comprehensive academic, career, and student development support strategies to encourage personal and college success. The office also makes referrals to appropriate university and community offices when necessary.
Prospective first-year students interested in entering the CSS program must complete an admission application to Drew University. The University accepts both the CommonApp and the Coalition Application. Students may be invited to participate after submitting an enrollment deposit at Drew OR students may request entry to the program by contacting the Recruitment Specialist or Assistant Director Joelle Falaise. Ideal candidates will meet the following criteria:
The CSS Program is designed around providing the following services to its students during their first year at Drew University to help them navigate the transition from high school to college:
Each month, the EOS Program hosts workshops focused on self-assessment and awareness, study skills, health and well being, career development, and leadership. The purpose of these workshops is to provide students with additional tools for succeeding in their undergraduate studies.