Student Success Center

TRiO Student Support Services

TRiO is a federally funded grant program through the U.S. Department of Education. We serve eligible North Central State College students and offer many services, including: Academic Advising, Tutorial Services, Career and Personal Advising, and more.

Mission Statement

The Student Success Center will provide assessment, quality advising, and support services to help all North Central State College students achieve their personal academic goals.

Helping Students Succeed

As a student at North Central State College, it is important to us that you get off on a great start with furthering your education. Our Student Success Center (SSC) staff is dedicated to providing each student individualized services to ensure that the student is able to maintain their goals and objectives and have access to the resources that they may need along the way.

Our Student Success Center offers many services, free of charge for NC State students. We want you to succeed, and we’re here to help you reach your goals.

Support services available through the SSC include:

  • Academic advising is a partnership between the student and an academic advisor (Success Coach). Your academic advisor is there to: help students maintain their goals, help students create an educational plan and register for classes, work with students planning to transfer to a Bachelor’s program upon completion of an Associate’s degree, link students with services they may need, and assist students with making decisions about their educational future.

    Learn more about Academic Advising
  • The testing center offers placement testing for new students and proctored testing services for students, college employees, and community members in a secured testing environment during operational hours. The testing center sees those needing assessment or proctoring services by appointment only.

    The testing center offers the following services: Accuplacer placement testing, computer literacy placement testing, TEAS, dosage calculation, non-NC State proctoring services and NC State make-up exam services.

    Learn more about Testing and Assessment Services
  • Do you need help choosing a career path? Looking for great internship or job opportunities? Have you found the perfect job to apply for but need help building your resume? Just started your FYEX project and need assistance? You’re in luck, our career services department is there for you!

    Our career coach meets with student’s one-on-one to: help determine a student’s career path through FOCUS2 testing, assist with enhancing resumes to help land that perfect job, provide students with internship opportunities and assist with job seeking and will help you complete your FYEX project.

    Learn more about Career Services
  • Our office of Specialized Support Services provides students an equal opportunity and we are dedicated to providing services and accommodations to students with documented disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and any other applicable regulations.

    Learn more about Specialized Support Services
  • North Central State College offers students counseling services for those who need help managing their academic and personal concerns that may be impacting their academic progress.

    Learn more about Personal Counseling
  • The tutoring center is a free resource for current NC State students who need academic coaching/tutoring, reading/writing assistance, math assistance, placement testing assistance or assistance with online academic tools and resources.

    Learn more about Tutoring