Student Success Fee

Under the authority of Executive Order 1070, the University established the Student Success Fee during fall quarter 2012. The fee is used to provide supplemental academic advising and retention services, increased student development opportunities and career services, and expanded access for students to vital infrastructure and applications technologies.

Student Success Fee (SSF) campus funded programs include the following:

  • Enhancements to Academic Advisements to Students
  • Enhancements to Mentoring, Tutoring, and Writing Support
  • Enhancements to Graduate Peer Mentorship
  • Enhancements to Graduate Student Completion Support
  • Established Advisement Institute/Training Academy
  • Extended Library Hours
  • Expanded Research, Scholarship, Creative Activities
  • Expanded Sexual Assault Victims Advocacy
  • Expanded Mental Health and Wellness Programs
  • Expanded EOP Summer Bridge Programs
  • Expanded and Enhanced Services to Students with Disabilities
  • Expanded Career Development Services
  • Expanded Veterans Resource Center Services
  • Just-In Time Learning Applications (e.q., MS Office, SPSS, etc.)
  • Expanded Campus Wi-Fi Coverage

Open Access Labs

University Academic Advisement Center

Cal State LA Vets

Cal State LA Wireless Hot Spots


The Student Success Fee supports program initiatives that have strengthen academic advisement, enrich student learning, foster community engagement, and expand access to critical technology infrastructure and software.  These initiatives support student success, student engagement, and improving pathways toward graduation. For more information on these important initiatives, we invite you to review the following.

SSF Summary 2020-21SSF 2019-20

SSF 2018-19SSF 2017-18

Student Success Fee Funding Summary by Fiscal Year

Fiscal Year 2020-21

Fiscal Year 2019-20

Fiscal Year 2018-19