Program Services

Success Scholar Program Support

The WSS program provides a wonderful opportunity and a supportive network for students at WWU. Services provided in this program include:

  • Program Manager who provides holistic support services and success coaching
  • Peer Navigators to help navigate the academic culture and student life
  • Life Skills and Academic Workshops
  • Student-led social events and networking opportunities for Western Success Scholars throughout the year
  • Referrals to on and off-campus services related to academic, financial, or personal needs
  • Designated Support Staff in Financial Aid to assist throughout the financial aid process. Also assess eligibility for the Passport to Careers Scholarship, which can be used toward unmet needs
  • Career exploration and development
  • WWU Success Scholars garden
  • Quarterly Care Packages
  • Student Support Emergency Funds when an unforeseen expense threatens to derail your plans.
  • Residence Hall Campus Welcome Starter Kits

To Participate:

For more information, and/or access to support services of the Western Success Scholars program, please fill out the following contact form. You can also contact Lorrie Bortuzzo, Program Manager by phone (360) 650-4133 or email at

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