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Guardian Scholars Program Division of Student Affairs

About Guardian Scholars Program

About Guardian Scholars

The Guardian Scholars Program at Sacramento State is designed to help support former foster youth continue to strive and increase the number of college graduates. When you become a part of the Guardian Scholars Program, you will have access to academic advising, career advising, professional mentoring, *priority registration, emergency funding, internship opportunities, and community building. By being a part of the guardian scholars mean more than just resources, you are part of a family.

Apply to the Guardian Scholars Program

Make An Appointment

Please see the "Schedule an Appointment Instructions Sheet" before you schedule an appointment.

Schedule an Appointment


  • Academic Advising
  • General Counseling
  • Priority Registration (after completion of the first semester; age limit to 25 years)
  • Priority On-Campus Housing
  • On-Campus Housing Application Fee Deferment
  • Orientation Fee Waiver
  • Scholarship Opportunities (on and off-campus scholarships)
  • Emergency Fund
  • Financial Literacy
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Career Exploration and Employment Readiness Workshops
  • Advocacy Support
  • Mentoring Program

CARES Office

GSP Virtual Drop-In Center

For the Spring 2022 semester, the hours of the GSP Virtual Drop-In Center are Tuesday and Wednesday, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Connect with a GSP Staff

How to Contact GSP:

To contact the GSP program, please email Susan Kischmischian or email Angelica Perez.

Upcoming Program Events:

Spring 2022 GSP Orientation (Virtual – Zoom link will be sent via email) – Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm.

Student Life

    Find Us

    Department of Guardian Scholars
    Lassen Hall, Room 2302
    Mon - Fri, 9am – 5pm

    Meet Us