Student Success Programs

Student Success Programs Offer Limited Walk-Up Services

Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in Confluence Building, Room 123.

Advisors are still meeting with students remotely Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment, contact 303.556.2481


Our office offers support programs to help you be successful at CCD in your academics, financial knowledge and personal wellness.

First-Year Experience (FYE)

The First-Year Experience program ensures a beneficial, worthwhile, and helpful transition into college for first-year students who are starting at CCD.

Denver Scholars Program

The Denver Scholars Program is required for scholarship recipients. Participants in this program are coached to help you be a successful college student with the goal of retaining your scholarship.

DSF SEED Program

The DSF SEED Program was built for Denver Scholars who have the desire to transfer to four-year institutions.

Urban Male Initiative (UMI)

This unique program serves all male students of CCD by recognizing the unique challenges you face as an urban male. Through UMI, CCD works to develop leaders, who are ethically disciplined, morally wise and intellectually capable. Learn more at

Women Intentional about Success and Excellence (WISE)

The WISE program provides professional and leadership development, it facilitates social engagement and it assists with establishing the support essential to degree completion for women attending CCD. Learn more at

Trio Student Support Services (SSS)

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) provides comprehensive academic, financial and personal guidance within an active community of students and staff. All TRIO SSS participants are overcoming obstacles to higher education — such as limited income, being the first generation to go to college, or disability — en route to graduation and transfer.

Student Success & Money Smarts Workshops

Any CCD student can participate in our free success workshops and you can also add the workshops to your resume! Gain some applicable knowledge on college, simple life-hacks, and other life-survival skills.

View the Calendar of Events and attend one of our free workshops. Call our office, 303.556.4964, to reserve your seat, as there are limited spaces in each session.

Our ongoing workshops cover some of the following topics:

  • Using CCDConnect
  • Using CCD student email
  • Create a class-by-class guide to earning your degree/certificate
  • Finances & money matters
  • Time management
  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Leadership building
  • Stress management 
  • Study skills
  • Test-taking skills
  • Your learning style
  • Transferring from CCD to a four-year university
  • Careers in the “helping” professions
  • Tips on searching for scholarships & scholarship essay writing
  • Denver Scholarship Foundation requirements
  • And MORE!