Student Access, Support and Completion

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Student Access, Support and Completion

Objectives Key Performance Indicators
1. Offer a full array of educational programs and support services to meet the diverse needs of Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties. a. Participation rates
b. Enrollment
2. Provide students with the support needed to pursue and achieve their educational goals. c. Student persistence
d. Student completion
e. Student satisfaction with support services
f. Success of academic support programs
g. Faculty-student engagement


Strategic Initiative: Simplify our onboarding, advising and related support services to get and keep more students, including those from historically underrepresented groups and vulnerable populations, on the path to completion.

Planning Category Annual Priorities
  • Engage faculty in recruitment activities with prospective students, including building sustainable multicultural outreach to assist with developing key strategies, and planning and delivering events.
  • Expand educational opportunities for high school students through the 'Open Doors' and 'College in the High School' programs.
  • Identify and partner with culturally specific organizations and community leaders to better understand and support the needs of underrepresented students.
  • Analyze data regarding barriers to onboarding and retaining underrepresented student populations.
  • Develop comprehensive plan for college-owned housing for students.
Student & Community Engagement
  • Improve timely and effective communication with students regarding financial aid, transfer, and other services and resources.
  • Implement Guided Pathways workplan.
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