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The College of Health and Human Services serves an array of students from first-time freshman to graduating seniors.  The purpose of the Student Success Center is to provide holistic support services to aid in a student’s university experience.

 If you are in need of guidance in selecting a major?  Facing challenges and barriers within your major? Having questions pertaining to programs within the College of Health and Human Services?  The Center is here to address all these question, and provide the following services:

  • Academic Planning
  • Basic Career Exploration
  • Faculty Mentoring
  • Major Program Exploration
  • Referrals to Campus Resources


The Student Success Center Hours

Monday - Thursday

9:00 am - 4:00 pm


9:30 am - 11:30 am

Calendar of Events



California State University, Sacramento
Solano Hall 3000
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6104
Phone: (916) 278-7643



The mission of the CHHS Student Success Center is to offer CHHS students with supportive resources through robust staff and faculty partnerships, promotes a culture that responds to student’s needs, and models successful paths to graduation and career readiness.  A multidisciplinary team helps students identify barriers to academic and personal success and provides ongoing support and guidance for the holistic student experience. 


The HHS Student Success Center increases the quality of the Sacramento State student experience through ease of access to all needed resources and expands student opportunities to learn how to achieve academic success through peer and faculty engagement.


  1. Increase CHHS student engagement in high impact practices that facilitate achievement of academic, career, and life goals.
  2. Improve attainment of CHHS students’ educational goals with an emphasis on expressed interest students and those with academic challenges.
  3. Support and help implement university-wide learning initiatives that focus on student retention, graduation, and the achievement gap.  
  4. Coordinate advising services within CHHS and with the campus community to promote the successful completion of students’ educational goals.
  5. Engage faculty and staff in creating an environment that leads to a successful path to student graduation and career readiness.

Student Success Center Coordinator

Raquel Quirarte

Solano Hall 3000

Faculty Advisor

Stephanie Mizrahi

Faculty Webpage

Advising Center Coordinator (Criminal Justice)

Destiny Effiong-Harris

Alpine Hall 137

Department Advisor (Kinesiology & Health Science)

Alma Martinez

Solano Hall 3010

Faculty Advisor

Gretchen Casazza

Solano Hall 3000

Advisor (Physical Therapy)

Jerri McAtee

Folsom Hall 1054

Division Advisor (Social Work)

Megan Solomon

Mariposa Hall 4010

FSMP Coordinator

Cindy Long-Nicholson

Solano Hall 4015

DEGREES Coordinator

Nassrine Noureddine

Folsom Hall 2019

Admissions Advisor (Nursing)

Heidi Travis

Folsom Hall 1002
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Help with Coursework
Peer and Academic Resource Center (PARC) Lassen 2200: PARC offers peer tutoring, peer advising, and workshops on improving study skills and time management
The Writing Center Calaveras 128: Peer Tutorsoffer help with reading and writing at all points in the process, from initial planning and organizing through developing and revising a paper or understanding difficult texts. Tutoring is available on both a drop-in and weekly appointment basis.
Career Advising
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Campus Resources
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CSUS Library

The Sacramento State University Library celebrates diversity, inclusion, and equity. We embody this stance through the development of our collections, services, physical spaces, hiring practices, and our ongoing support of the campus community. 

Financial Aid Our mission to our students is to help students and in many cases their families to search for, apply, receive and maintain eligibility for various types of financial aid.
Food Pantry The ASI Food Pantry exists to provide food and basic necessities at no cost to Sac State students in need. The Food Pantry aims to decrease the impact that food insecurities have on the academic success of Sac State students.
International Programs and Global Engagement

The International Programs and Global Engagement team strengthens these connections through its numerous programs and activities, including International Admissions, International Student and Scholar Services, Study Abroad and International Exchange programs, the Passport Place @ Sac State and a wide range of Global Initiatives.

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As a central administrative office for the University, the Office of the University Registrar is responsible for and oversees processing, security and storage of all academic records. Processing includes: evaluation of transfer credit; registration and schedule adjustment; verification of enrollment and graduation, maintenance of academic records, processing and delivery of official academic transcripts; and evaluation of progress toward the degree and degree conferment.


SASEEP’s mission is to improve the retention and graduation rates of diverse student populations and to promote a campus learning environment that encourages and supports all students in persisting toward their educational goal. It is our utmost aspiration to provide each student with an array of support mechanisms that help to ease the pathway to the degree.


Services to Students with Disabilities (SSWD) is designed to support the academic success of students with disabilities and to provide leadership to the University community to ensure equal access to University programs and resources.  SSWD provides a comprehensive range of academic support services and fosters an accessible physical and technological environment to facilitate retention and graduation.


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