Student Success & Retention

Welcome to the Student Success & Retention webpage for the SDSU Undergraduate Business Advising Center. This link was developed with the student's success in mind. We hope the information contained here makes your journey to graduation easier to navigate.

Transfer Student Readiness Inventory* (Transfer Students Only)

TSRI (Student Voice link)

Do you have a lifeline?

"Student Survival Guide"

SDSU Academic Probation

Probation & Disqualification FAQs

Top 10 Reasons College Students Leave/Drop-Out

Keys to Success

Time Management – Study Schedule & Planner

Research shows you need to study 2-3 hours per week for each unit enrolled.

Setting & Keeping Goals

Short and Long Term Goals:

Communication Tools


Transfer Students Advice

What Transfer Students Would Change

How can we help? – Visit Us

If you need assistance developing your study schedule or have questions related to the information on this page, feel free to stop by the Business Advising Center. Walk-in advising is available M-F or you can make an appointment.

*The TSRI was adapted from:
North Carolina State University - Transfer Student Survey
UC Berkeley - Debbie Project Transfer Survey
SDSU/College of Business Back on Track Program
Becoming a Master Student by Dave Ellis
The Confident Student by Carol C. Kanar


Impact of Peer Mentors at Transfer Orientation

What features of the Fowler orientation session did you like or value the most?