About SSCU

The Student Success Coaching Unit is a comprehensive learning environment that is committed to the academic achievement, personal and professional development of students at Hostos Community College. Coaches work with students individually to orient them to the college community and facilitate a variety of campus resources.

A Student Success Coach at Hostos Community College is a trained staff member whose sole function is to help our students with academic success. Monitoring the progress of assigned students, Coaches will assist students to identify and achieve realistic goals. The personalized coaching that students receive from the Student Success Coaches is consistent with our mission to guide students towards degree completion while teaching self-efficacy skills.
Student Success Coaches will help you with issues important to success, including but not limited to the following:

  • Time Management
  • Goal Setting
  • Getting involved
  • Identify what the student wants to achieve
  • Planning your class schedule
  • Study habits
  • Financial Awareness
  • Getting to know your faculty
  • Academic Planning
  • Balancing your academic and social life

In addition, we are happy to refer you to the various resources available on campus, including Student Counseling, Financial Aid, Testing and Tutoring, Single Stop and Career Development.