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Student Success Coaching

Success Coaching

Student Success Coaching is a peer coaching program that assigns an upperclassman or graduate level coach to each first-year student to support them in their transition to and journey through DePaul.

Student Success Coaches meet with their assigned students one-on-one, and together they reflect on the first year student’s strengths, challenges and vision for the future, while creating an action plan to meet their idea of success.

Your success coach can help you:

  • Reflect on your strengths and target areas for growth
  • Establish short-term academic and personal goals
  • Identify campus resources most appropriate to help you on your way
  • Improve time management skills
  • Join or establish student organizations

No matter what your idea of success is, your coach will help you set goals and keep on track, encourage you along the way, and connect you to key campus resources at critical points on your journey.

To get connected with a Student Success Coach, email successcoach@depaul.edu or call 773-325-7360.

​​Student Success Coach Application Process and Deadline

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Interested in being a Success Coach? To be considered for the position, all new applicants are required to attend an information session and apply on the campus job board by September 30th.

What are the dates and locations for the Success Coach Information Sessions?

Tuesday, September 17th   
2:30pm - 3:30pm   
Lincoln Park Student Center Rm 324
Friday, September 20th   
11:00am - 12:00pm   
Lincoln Park Student Center Rm 324
Tuesday, September 24th   
5:30pm - 6:30pm   
Lincoln Park Student Center Rm 315
Wednesday, September 25th
10:30am - 11:30am   
Loop, DePaul Center, Room 8011
Friday, September 27th   
Lincoln Park Student Center Rm 324
Friday, September 27th   
1:00pm - 2:00pm   
Loop, DePaul Center, Room 8011

What materials do I need to submit to complete my application ?

Submit a completed application (including resume) on the campus job board by 11:59pm on Monday, September 30th. Application must include:
  1. Current resume and a cover letter explaining your passion for the work this role requires as well as skills and experience that qualifies you for the position.
  2. The name and email address of a faculty or staff member that can recommend you for the position and speak to your abilities in supporting fellow college students.

Are there any other requirements for the application?

If offered, attend an in-person interview taking place October 1st-18th, 2019.​

When will offers be extended to applicants for Student Success Coach positions?

​Offers for the Student Success Coach position will be made by Thursday, October 24th, 2019 with Acceptance/Decline due by Wednesday, October 30th​​.

What are the next steps after accepting the position?

If you are offered and accept the Student Success Coach position, you will be required to attend the hiring meeting on Friday, November 1st in addition to all training dates.

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