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Counseling Student Support Programs

Jump to a specific program below for more information.

Academic Success Kit (ASK) Program

Students are placed on academic probation when their GPA is less than a 2.0. An academic hold is then in effect, preventing students from registering for the next semester. Students will receive an email and a letter in their MyTMCC Communication Center informing them of their academic status.

To remove the hold, students must participate in a workshop that addresses self-reflection as the initial way to connect with the seriousness of being on probation. Onsite workshops are available at the beginning of a semester; students are encouraged to attend these so as not to miss their first available registration date.

Program components include: communication about being on probation, a holistic intervention designed to assess reasons for being on probation, mid-term progress reports, and follow-up services. The ASK program integrates cross-departmental collaboration by including various aspects of student services and academic areas.

If students do not participate in the onsite (in-person) workshops, then an online workshop will be posted and available after registration has begun for the following semester.

Contact us at 775-673-7060 to schedule your workshop.

ARISE Program

The ARISE (At-Risk to Independent, Successful and Empowered) Scholars program helps students with academic success plans and progress reports, Getting Ahead workshops and building community resources.


  • Degree-seeking
  • Low income and one or more of the following: former foster youth, justice-involved, single parent, pregnant or homeless

Monetary Compensation

Students who successfully complete the 16-week program will be paid $10 per hour in a stipend. Workshops are two hours a week, totaling 32 hours, for a $320 scholarship. The program pays for EPY 101 course and required book.

For more information, please contact us.

Educational Partnership Program

To be eligible for the Educational Partnership Program, prospective applicants are intending to pursue a degree or certificate in a technical career field, qualify for a Pell Grant, and meet at least one of the following special population criteria:

Group Holding Gears

  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Individuals from economically disadvantaged families, including low-income youth and adults
  • Individuals preparing for nontraditional fields of occupation
  • Single parents, including single pregnant women
  • Out-of-workforce individuals
  • English learners
  • Homeless individuals [sec. 725 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11434a)]
  • Youth who are in, or who have aged out, of the foster care system
  • Youth whose parent(s) serve(s) in the Armed Forces or National Guard

Services and resources offered are academic advisement, career assessment, counseling (personal and career), job search assistance, and referrals for campus and community resources.

To qualify, candidates must present appropriate documentation of special population status, attend an informational meeting, and meet the eligibility requirements. 

View more information and apply today!

Getting Ahead Program

The Getting Ahead Program is a 16-week workshop for students who may not have all of the financial and support resources they need to be successful.

The program meets once a week to discuss issues and strategies such as gaining stability, understanding what others expect of you, learning about available resources in our community and more, to get ahead in college, work and life.

Food and scholarships are included for qualified participants.

View more information and apply today!

Take 5: Wellness Outreach Program

This programming effort encourages students to stop to take a few minutes out of their busy days and lives to practice self-care. Each week stress-reducing activities such as lanyard making, coloring, stress balls, and board games are offered to the student population to help reduce stress levels and help students stay healthy. Counselors are present at all Take 5 activities to help students who may be experiencing difficulties coping with their stress, anxiety and more.

During the COVID-19 closure, please join our counselors on Facebook live each Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.