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Frequently Asked Questions

To help you find answers to your questions as quickly and easily as possible, we have provided a list of FAQs for reference. 

Who is eligible for CAASE?

CAASE provides SSU’s underrepresented and underserved students with resources to persist and graduate. Any current or prospective SSU student who meets the above criteria is eligible for CAASE services. To learn more about the CAASE departments and specific eligibility criteria, please visit our CAASE Departments section. Students who are a part of the CAASE departments (i.e., DREAM Center, Disability Services for Students, Educational Opportunity Program, Military and Veteran Resource Center, Seawolf Scholars, and TRIO SSS) are eligible for college support services.

Can I be a part of more than one CAASE department?

Yes, we do have dual-enrolled students within our different CAASE departments. Applicants must meet the admissions criteria for the different departments and must be approved for dual-enrollment by each department.

How do I join CAASE?

To receive CAASE services, students are encouraged to apply to the program they wish to be a part of. Each CAASE program has different eligibility requirements and application process, please contact the department you wish to be a part of to learn more!

Who is my CAASE Advisor and can I meet with another advisor who is not my assigned advisor?

Students who receive CAASE services are assigned to a Professional Academic Advisor depending on the department they are a part of. Students are only able to meet with their assigned advisors. 

What are some of the services and benefits I can receive as a CAASE student?

Students within CAASE have access to a variety of resources. To learn more, go to our Resources & Technology for Success page. 

Is there a GPA or major requirement to be a part of CAASE?