The Steps to Success program is designed specifically for Mercy College students looking for additional support or resources. The Student Success Center staff will help students transition to Mercy College and support student success by providing a wide range of academic support services. 

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steps to success


  • Campus resource tours

  • D2L learning session

  • Text book study techniques

  • Researching techniques

  • Bystander intervention training

  • Note taking techniques

  • Stress and anxiety management

  • Financial aid consultations

  • Preparing a finals study plan

  • APA

  • Community resources/food insecurity

Steps to Success


  • Student must be new student to Mercy College

  • Applications are reviewed in the order received

  • Enrollment is limited each semester

Steps to Success


  • Students will participate in monthly check-ins with Student Success Center advisor or coordinator

  • Students will meet on a weekly basis

  • Students will attend weekly seminars either face-to-face, individual appointment, or by video

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For additional information or to apply to the program, contact the Norkaitis Student Success Center,

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