10 programs to help you succeed at UOG

10 programs to help you succeed at UOG

10 programs to help succeed at UOG

With an array of support programs, UOG can help all students achieve academic success

The University of Guam has a variety of programs to ensure degree completion for students from all backgrounds, including first-generation students, low-income students, and students with disabilities.

上大学的决定令人兴奋,但也可能令人生畏. Maybe 你是家里第一个上大学的人. Maybe you have questions about financial aid. 也许你有学习或身体上的障碍. Or maybe you 只是觉得自己还没准备好接受大学教育. Whatever your story might pg电子不仅准备帮助你开始学习,还准备帮助你完成学业 succeed in your college career.

“UOG students are a diverse group, coming from all backgrounds,” said Lawrence Camacho, dean of Enrollment Management & Student Success. “Our goal is to ensure every student’s 成功,pg电子通过各种专业的服务来做到这一点 to be effective.”


  1. Triton Transition Program

    For: First-year college students

    需要加强数学或英语技能的大学生可以这样做 through the Triton Transition Program. 所有新生都必须修数学和英语 在注册课程前进行分班测试. If students place into the “transition” courses for these subjects, they will take the developmental classes for one semester before testing again to move on. 过渡计划包括一个同行支持系统 以及直接的教师支持,建议和辅导一路.

    New students and students who are returning to UOG after a semester or more off should register for the placement tests 在他们被UOG录取和注册课程之前.

  2. Upward Bound College Preparation Program


    High school students who are low-income or will be first-generation college students 可以通过UOG的“向上发展”计划开始确保他们的大学成功吗. The year-round program is designed to assist high school students in developing their 学术和社交技能,并激励他们上大学. Upward Bound provides tutoring, counseling, mentoring, financial aid assistance, cultural enrichment, workshops, and a six-week summer program.

    Upward Bound serves public high school students, but students in private and charter schools who meet the minimum eligibility criteria may also be accepted based on availability. Students interested in applying for Upward Bound can speak to their high school guidance counselor or visit the Upward Bound website.

  3. FY101: First-Year Seminar Course

    For: First-year college students

    Involvement and engagement with the University’s range of resources will greatly improve a student’s college experience. 所有新生和转校生都必须参加 with less than 15 credits, the FY101 First-Year Seminar is a three-credit course to help students transition into college life and become familiar with resources available on campus.

    "It is somewhat of an extension of orientation, but we go more in depth," said Arline UOG的高级学术顾问Leon Guerrero说.


  4. Student Support Services

    For: First-generation college students, Low-income students, Students with disabilities

    第一代大学生,低收入家庭的学生,有学问的学生 and/or physical disabilities will find a strong support system through TRiO Student Support Services. 该项目鼓励学生追求教育,无论如何 他们的社会经济、文化或种族背景.

    “这个项目的主要目标是留住和毕业,”Chrislynn Takawo说, TRiO学生支持服务的助理主任. “We hope to pick up a student 在他们大一的时候,让他们留在pg电子这里直到他们拿到学位.”

    TRiO学生支持服务包括学术辅导,建议和协助 course selection, assistance with financial aid, workshops on financial and economic 扫盲,以及研究生和专业课程的规划和信息.

    Applications are available at the TRiO office in the UOG Calvo Field House or on the TRiO webpage.

  5. Educational Talent Search Program


    Students can get on the college track as early as eighth grade through the Educational UOG TRiO办公室人才搜寻计划. The program identifies and assists eighth grade and high school students who have the potential to succeed in higher education 而是低收入家庭或即将成为第一代大学生. ETS students receive guidance on career exploration, study skills, college and financial planning, college 申请,入学考试,奖学金等.

    “Unlike the Upward Bound program, which has academic requirements, Educational Talent Search is more of an informational program,” said Lovelynn Mongami, assistant director of TRiO Educational Talent Search. “pg电子参观了中学和高中 talk with the kids. pg电子为他们提供信息和研讨会来激励他们 鼓励他们接受更高层次的教育.”

    Interested students may apply at the Educational Talent Search website.

  6. Student Counseling Services

    适用对象:所有UOG学生,大一新生,低收入家庭学生,退伍军人, First-generation college students

    For students who need help resolving issues causing emotional distress or interfering with personal and academic goals, UOG has confidential individual counseling available. Some of the most common issues for students are anxiety and family pressures, especially among first-year students. Counseling is also available for veterans.

    Dolores Taijeron, UOG’s behavioral counseling supervisor and licensed professional 咨询师,提供从焦虑到创伤后应激障碍等问题的个人咨询 severe mental illnesses. 团体治疗,艺术治疗,压力管理研讨会 are also available.

    The student counseling office has an open-door policy and is located in the Enrollment 学生服务中心的管理和学生成功办公室. All students are encouraged and welcome to drop in and talk about any pressures or anxieties they may be feeling. More information is available on the EMSS page.

  7. Veterans Resource Center

    For: Veterans

    开放给注册的退伍军人以及现役军人,配偶,和 dependents, the Veterans Resource Center is a study lounge where students can receive peer and academic support, tutoring, and access to computers, printers, and internet service. 该中心位于学生服务中心,还配备有 a refrigerator and microwave.

    “It’s a kind of lounge study area that our veterans and active-duty students can use for study or to gather and socialize and get peer support from each other,” said Arline Leon Guerrero, senior academic adviser and Veterans Affairs academic adviser for UOG. “pg电子有一些退伍军人辅导其他退伍军人.”

    Through a partnership with UOG, the Guam Vet Center also provides an outreach coordinator 在退伍军人资源中心每月至少两次为学生提供 Veterans Affairs information.

  8. Services for students with disabilities

    For: Students with disabilities

    Students with diagnosed or temporary disabilities can receive special support from UOG协助他们的学术和校园体验. The University welcomes requests for disability accommodations to ensure all students have every opportunity to fulfill their academic potential. 学生每学期必须到办公室提出申请 of Student Counseling and Advisement Services located in the Student Services Center.

    “Disability or no disability, we’re here to serve the community,” said Sallie Sablan, 学生学术咨询专家与ADA专业. “If someone has aspirations to get their degree or they want to improve their education, we’re here to help them do that.”

    For more information regarding counseling and support for students with disabilities, visit the EMSS page.

  9. Academic advisement

    For: All UOG students, First-year college students, First-generation college students

    学术建议对任何学生开放,但学生需要参加会议 包括所有新生在内,哪些人还没有选择专业,哪些人已经选择了专业 struggling academically. 在学术建议方面,学生和学术顾问 go over general education requirements and ensure the student is on the most efficient track to complete their degree.

    Enrolled students should contact EMSS,或通过学校为已申报学位的学生提供学位顾问 一有课程安排,我就选专业.

    10 programs to help you succeed at UOG

    Academic tutoring is available for students involved in several programs at the University of Guam, including TRiO’s Student Support Services and the Veterans Resource Center. Additionally, tutoring in math and writing is available for all students through the 数学导师实验室和DEAL写作中心.

  10. Tutoring

    For: All UOG students

    所有UOG学生都可以参加数学和写作辅导课程 their respective colleges.

    The Mathematics Tutor Lab, located in Room 230 of the Agriculture and Life Sciences Building, offers tutoring in specific mathematics courses by appointment and for other math classes on a walk-in basis. 自习室也供学生完成作业. 学生每天最多可以接受60分钟的辅导.

    The DEAL Writing Center, located in Room 204 of the English and Communication Building, offers peer tutoring 写作作业,独立的学习区域和使用的英语教科书. 这些服务是免费的,学生可以上门或预约.

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