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Student Success and Engagement houses advisors for all Compass Program students. Compass students fall just below the admission requirements to be accepted into a bachelor's degree program at CMU. This program gives Compass students the opportunity to still pursue a bachelor's degree while receiving additional advising and academic support. Our Coaches assist students with all aspects of their academic experience, including helping them successfully transition to college life, improve study skills, schedule courses, and identify majors and careers they are interested in pursuing.

To learn more, check out the Compass Program Tutorial.

Are you newly admitted to CMU and the Compass Program? You need to sign up for Digital Orientation, where you will get registered for classes and learn more about what CMU has to offer. 

What do our students have to say about us?

"My experience with the Compass Program has been nothing but helpful in every way. They helped me to keep my schedule organized and really worked with what I wanted to get out of school here at Colorado Mesa. I would highly recommend this program. My coaches went out of their way to ensure that I had everything necessary to complete my first year of school here."

"The Compass Program has helped me become a successful college student-athlete and has improved my learning skills."

"My experience with the Compass Program was very satisfying. They are extremely reliable in organizing and navigating your way through college. Without them I would have been confused all throughout freshmen year."

"The Compass Program has been a rewarding experience. I have received countless tools for success and the career exploration has helped me greatly in determining my major."

"The Compass Program helped me a lot to grow as a better student and helped me get better grades."

"They taught me what I needed at CMU while most of my friends didn't know."

"It is nice to know you have someone you can talk to if you feel stressed or worried."

"I feel more prepared for future classes and challenges in college."


Contact Information:

Location: Lowell Heiny Hall, First Floor

Phone: 970.248.1340

Toll Free: 1.800.982.6372 (ext. 1340)

E-mail: studentsuccess@coloradomesa.edu