Under the direction of the Office of Academic Affairs, SASSO has an extensive and experienced staff committed to a comprehensive program of academic and personal development for student-athletes. SASSO assists more than 900 student-athletes in all areas of academic support and personal development.
A few highlights of academic resources available through SASSO:
The Study Table Program is designed to provide student-athletes with a structured learning environment to supplement and enhance the student-athlete's study and class preparation.
The Tutoring Program provides student-athletes an opportunity to supplement their classroom knowledge with one-on-one tutorial assistance, free of charge. All current student-athletes are eligible to utilize tutoring services.
To request a tutor, click here.
To cancel a tutor, click here.
Learning Specialists provide intensive academic skill building, mentoring, tutoring, and monitoring of student progress and personal development.
The Mentoring Program assists student-athletes with life skill development, as well as help them explore majors, explore graduate school opportunities and begin their career decision-making process.
The Fergus Computer Lab is located in room 220 of the Younkin Success Center and is available to student-athletes in support of academic work. Printing is also available in Fergus.
Laptop Loan Program is available for coaches to check out laptops for student-athlete use during team travel. Contact your team's SASSO Counselor or your coaching staff if you are in need of this support.
Strategies for Academic Success Seminars highlight areas for academic development and enhancement. Topics include academic misconduct, graduate/professional school admissions, and general study skills.
EduPAES courses provide insight into issues affecting the personal development of student-athletes (Edu PAES 263), and prepare student-athletes for the transition out of sport and into their careers (Edu PAES 315).
Math & Stats Learning Center Click here for more information on math & stats workshops, help hours, and tutor room hours.
- If you are interested in participating in any of the above programs or courses, contact your team's SASSO Counselor.
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