ACDC Programs

New Tradtional Students Program

The Advising and Career Development Center (ACDC) would like to offer additional support to CHHS students who are 25 years or older, commute, married, parents, work full time, and are veterans of the Armed Services. The mission of the New-Traditional Student Peer Mentor Program (NTS) is to assist this student population have a successful transition into Fresno State, promote intellectual development and academic success, encourage connections within the broader campus community, as well as link new-traditional students to services that address their academic and personal needs. Besides being able to meet with CHHS ACDC counselors, new-traditional students have extra support from the designated new-traditional peer mentor. 

The NTS peer mentor can help you:

  • By connecting and referring you to on and off campus resources

  • Navigating Canvas, Bulldog Connect, and any other platform used on campus

  • With time management and organizational skills 

  • Understanding your syllabus, helping you communicate with your instructors

If you are a student under the College of Health and Human Services and meet any of these criterias you can email us at chhs_acdc_pm3@mail.fresnostate.edu or call to schedule an appointment with a counselor at (559)278-5027. 

NEW TRADITIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 

Peer Mentor Program

The Advising and Career Development Center (ACDC) offers a Peer Mentor Program targeted to first time freshmen students who need additional support in English and math. The mission of the Peer Mentor Program is to assist this student population to have a smooth transition into Fresno State, promote intellectual development and academic success as well as encourage connections within the broader campus community.  Besides being able to meet with CHHS ACDC counselors, students in the Peer Mentor Program will have extra support from the designated ACDC peer mentors.  

 

ACDC peer mentors can help you with. 

  • Connecting and referring you to on and off campus resources

  • Navigating Canvas, Bulldog Connect, and any other platform used on campus

  • With time management and organizational skills 

  • Setting academic and personal goals 

  • Understanding your syllabus

  • Helping you communicate with your instructors

  • Registration tips 

  • Informing you about on campus events 

CAMPUS RESOURCE SHEET 

If you have further questions regarding our Peer Mentor Program please contact our front desk at (559)278-5027 or stop by McLane 194. 

 

Probation Student Program

Undergraduate students must maintain a 2.00 GPA in both your campus and your cumulative GPAs to remain in academic “Good Standing”.  If either campus or total GPA falls below a 2.00, you will be subject to either “Academic Probation” or “Academic Disqualification”. Students that fall into "Academic Probation" or "Academic Probation: Disqualification Range" will follow the protocol below.

 

  • Probation students will receive emails at the beginning of the semester to schedule an appointment with one of our academic counselors to review the probation policy and complete needs assessment.
  • Probation students will also meet twice with our graduate intern for goal planning based on their needs.
  • Students must complete all three meetings for their registration hold to be removed.