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COMPACT SCHOLARS

Compact Scholars

Program Overview

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. Compact Scholars actively engage in "high-impact" practices (HIPS), most notably experiential learning activities such as study abroad, service-learning, internships,undergraduate research, creative activities and leadership development. The goal of the Compact Scholars Program is to deepen student engagement and to promote higher graduation rates for Sweetwater District students attending SDSU.

The Compact Scholars Program (CSP), a program housed in the Center for Educational Partnerships and Outreach and Success, is the postsecondary component of the Compact for Success, an innovative partnership between the Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD) and San Diego State University (SDSU). Graduates from SUHSD who have satisfactorily met the Compact for Success requirements are admitted to SDSU as Compact Scholars.

Compact Scholars engage in high impact educational practices, including first-year seminars and pathways, student organizations/leadership, study abroad, learning communities, service learning, undergraduate research, creative activities and internships.

Program Benefits

  • Advising
  • Dedicated Academic Advisor-Link to Advising page
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Freshman Seminars / Service-Learning Opportunities
  • Social Media Connections
  • Student Organization / Leadership Opportunities
  • Empower Hours – Informational Student Success Workshops
  • Graduation Recognition
  • Scholarships

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