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Student Transition And Retention Center

Our Mission

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The Student Transition and Retention (STAR) Center exists to provide a space for academic preparation and support for historically underserved students at CSU, Chico.

We strive to provide an atmosphere for educational collaboration and innovative approaches to enhance student achievement.

STAR Center Goals

  • Increase institutional outreach and support for historically underserved students, prioritizing populations not engaged by formal support programs.
  • Provide intentional engagement opportunities to encourage academic success.
  • Foster validation as a means of inspiring agency to improve student persistence and retention.