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 Student Support & Transition Services


Student Support Services
Mission

To provide CGCC students with programs and services that support student retention, success, and create a supportive learning environment while assisting in keeping the entire college community safe.

Program Role & Function

A team of licensed professional Behavioral Health Consultants (BHC’s) meet the needs of CGCC's diverse student population by providing a wide range of support services:

  • Academic and personal "coaching”
  • Early detection, intervention, assessment, short-term support and crisis management
  • Personal and skill development
  • Advocacy and mediation between Faculty, staff, and student
  • Campus and community referral and resources

Goal of Student Support Services

  • To build caring and trusting relationships with students, staff and faculty
  • Collaborate to build healthier, safer academic and learning communities
  • Assist students in meeting their personal goals
  • Assist students in strengthening their skills and knowledge
  • Assist in providing opportunities to learn and grow

Confidential appointments can be made by students, staff or faculty:

  • Calling (480) 857-5188
  • Walk-in SC 164
  • Early Alert Retention & Success Program referral

Reasons student's seek Support Services:

  • Difficulty adjusting or transitioning to college 
  • Need to connect and build a campus support system
  • Build knowledge and skills that enhance personal growth and decision making
  • Feelings of being overwhelmed, stressed, or anxiety
  • Difficulty focusing and achieving academic goals
  • Develop a strong academic plan for success

When should Staff or Faculty refer to Support Services:

  • Behavior or verbal statements interpreted as being harmful to self or others
  • Upon receiving written comments (including e-mail) that indicate a student is under stress or exhibiting poor problem solving
  • Verbalizing a desire to drop the class
  • Showing signs of struggling academically or personally
  • Displaying a sudden change in attitude or behavior
  • Observing classroom behavior that is socially unacceptable or interferes with the learning environment