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FSP Coaches Sign Up - SP22

Sign-up to be a Coach for The First Year Success Program!

The First Year Success Program (FSP) provides programming and assistance to first-year students on academic probation for the first time. We are looking for diverse graduate students, faculty, and staff who are committed to supporting students as they work towards success for future quarters to come. Due to COVID-19, all students will be enrolled in a Canvas module and will interact with program materials virtually throughout the quarter.

The requirements for FSP Coaches are as following: 
  1. Complete the following survey by March 16th so that we can gather information regarding your preferences, background, and availability.
  2. Attend the virtual FSP Coaches' Training on Friday, March 18th from 10:00am-11:30am to learn about the program structure, timeline, materials, and more. 
    1. Zoom link will be provided via email.
    2. Make-ups are available by request - email and continue completing this form.
  3. Serve as an FSP Coach at the virtual workshop during Week 2 for a small group of students - see dates and times below.
  4. Check-in via email with assigned students during Week 5 for support.

We appreciate your willingness to participate! Our students need our support now more than ever.
- Kara Hitchcock, FSP Coordinator for the Mustang Success Center (
1. First Name *This question is required.
5. What is your role on campus? *This question is required.
6. I work with or teach in a specific college on campus. *This question is required.
Which college(s)?  *This question is required.
If given the opportunity to work with students inside my major or college, I: *This question is required.
7. Have you been an Academic Coach for FSP in the past? *This question is required.
If given the opportunity, would you want to work with students from the same race and/or ethnicity as you? 
9. If you are knowledgeable about and comfortable with supporting students from the following demographics, please list your preferences below based on the following prompts:
(if no preference, please skip to the next question)
Space Cell I personally identify with and feel comfortable supportingI do not personally identify with, but hold knowledge and experience supporting
First-Generation Students
International Students
LGBTQ+ Students
Military-Connected Students
Individuals with Learning Disabilities
Individuals with Physical Disabilities
Students from Foster Care
Undocumented Students
10. I feel comfortable supporting students who have self disclosed that they struggle with mental health, trauma, and/or personal hardships.
11. After taking this survey I would prefer to work with students in the following groups: 
Space Cell Common First Year Transitional HardshipsAcademic-Related ChallengesMental health / Personal HardshipsHistorically Under-served PopulationsMy Major / College
First Choice
Second Choice
Third Choice
12. Are you available to attend our FSP Coaches' Training on March 18th from 10:00am-11:30am?
If you're unable to attend, please list your availability below or email to schedule a make-up session.
*All coaches are encouraged to attend and participate! *This question is required.
13. We will also provide an optional resource training on March 18th from 12:00-1:00pm for those who wish to learn more about resources for students here at Cal Poly as well as virtual support for students. Please list your interest here.
*A recording with be provided for individuals who aren't able to attend. *This question is required.
14. Please indicate your preference for the workshop dates below. We will do our best to accommodate your preferences, and we will notify you with your assigned date and time. *This question is required.
Space Cell First ChoiceSecond ChoiceThird OptionUnavailable
Monday, April 4th from 10:10-11:30am
Monday, April 4th from 2:10-3:30pm
Tuesday, April 5th from 12:10-1:30pm
15. Would you be interested in meeting with students who need an individualized make-up session?