Future Students

Student Achievement and Success Program (SASP)

Contact Us

410-777-2530
SASP@aacc.edu

Upcoming Event:
Black Male Initiative Summit
2/23/17 2 p.m.
R.S.V.P. 2/13/17

Summer Transition Programs

Summer Bridge
Free four-week session for incoming African American students

Summer Bridge @ AMIL
Free two-week session for incoming students offered at Arundel Mills

Adelante Hispanic Summer Bridge
Free two-week session for incoming Hispanic students

First Year Experience (FYE) Information Session
Focused on the success of first-time college students

Black Male Initiative (BMI) Early Arrival Program
A one-day event designed to kick-start a positive and successful academic experience

Ongoing Free Programs

First Year Experience Program (FYE)
Membership program for incoming students who are required to take at least two developmental courses

Student Achievement and Success Program (SASP)
Membership program for incoming and current students

Black Male Initiative (BMI)
Membership program featuring free monthly roundtable forums and an annual summit

Military and Veterans Resource Center (MVRC)
Support for active military, veterans, military spouses and dependents

SASP Award Celebration 2013 Pioneer Achievers

The Student Achievement and Success Program is a support and retention program at Anne Arundel Community College designed to increase the academic success, retention, graduation and transfer of students who traditionally may have more barriers and challenges to overcome in order to realize their goals. In addition, these students are traditionally first generation students, low income, under prepared and minority students. Services provided included incentive scholarships up to $1,000 an academic year, walk-in tutoring, life skill/study strategy workshops, and cultural activities, campus visits, informal interactions with faculty/staff and academic monitoring.

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BENEFITS

  • ASSISTANCE completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • FREE help setting your educational goal and selecting courses
  • FREE campus visits to potential transfer institutions (See events calendar for details)
  • BORROW SASP textbooks, calculators and laptop computers
  • FREE use of the private SASP study hall
  • FREE walk-in tutoring and mentors
  • FREE services at Arundel Mills (No Appointment Necessary) 
  • Scholarships Up to $1,000 an academic year for students who remain in good SAP standing.
  • Monthly JUST TALK­ forum
  • Specific Success Workshops

WHO CAN JOIN?
You can, if you answer Yes to any of the following criteria:

  • Your parents don't have bachelors degrees
  • AACC requires you to take at least one developmental course
  • Your FAFSA shows you qualify for financial aid
  • You belong to a minority group

HOW DO I APPLY?

1. Schedule an appointment: 410-777-2530 or email SASP@aacc.edu. 
2. Complete a SASP application PDF