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Compact Scholars Program

The Compact Scholars Program is the postsecondary component of the Compact for Success - a partnership between the Sweetwater Union High School District and San Diego State University. The program nurtures academic and social success in students by connecting these students to the rich resources of the San Diego State campus community. Additionally the student organization Scholars for Success serves Compact Scholars by planning academic support, social events, and community outreach activities to help foster students’ engagement.

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The Compact Scholars Learning Communities are part of a student success initiative focused on supporting the success of commuter students.  The goal of the Compact Scholars Learning Communities is to support freshmen commuting Compact Scholars by providing them with essential resources to facilitate a smooth transition to university life and encourage their academic achievement.

Students in the Compact Scholars Learning Communities will:

  • Build a connection to Compact Scholars classmates, and tutor or graduate assistant
  • Recognize and understand the importance of participating in high-impact educational practices
  • Identify the Compact Scholars Program and program staff as key resources in supporting their college success
  • Excel academically
  • Receive supplemental instruction to support a General Education course

See more information about the Compact Scholars Program or contact Janet Abbott at  or (619) 594-3803.