PASS (Partnership to Achieving Student Success) PASS (Partnership to Achieving Student Success)

PASS (Partnership to Achieving Student Success)

Program Benefits

As a PASS student, you will have access to the following all free of charge:

  • A strong support network, which includes other incoming PASS students and alumni of the program
  • A three-week summer academy with dedicated math and writing workshops led by FCC faculty with customized cohort programming and activities
  • Opportunities to engage frequently with FCC faculty and staff members
  • Personalized success coaching sessions with a dedicated Student Success Programs staff member
  • Access to financial support, which may include a summer stipend, book scholarships, tuition assistance, emergency aid, and career program scholarships
  • A one-week winter academy with workshops that focus on personal, social, academic, and career enrichment

Program Eligibility

Any incoming student or current first-year student who meets one of the following criteria is eligible to join the PASS program:

  • Students who identify as a first-generation college student
  • Students who identify as coming from a limited-income, racially underrepresented, or underserved background
  • Students who want additional math, English, or writing support before re-taking the Accuplacer test

Registration Process

  • Students must have completed an application to FCC, taken a placement test, or provided documentation/proof of exemptions before submitting a registration form
  • Students must complete the PASS registration form
  • Once you submit your PASS registration form, you will participate in your first one-on-one conversation with a Student Success Program staff member. These conversations will be scheduled based on your availability within two weeks of receiving your registration form.
Student Success Programs
Annapolis Hall, A103
[email protected]

Academic Year Hours
Mondays: 8:30am-6:00pm
Tuesdays: 8:30am-6:00pm
Wednesdays: 8:30am-4:30pm
Thursdays: 8:30am-4:30pm
Fridays: 8:30am-4:30pm

Summer Hours
Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Other times available by appointment.

Blake Williams
Assistant Director of Student Success Programs
Coordinator of Partnership to
Achieving Student Success (PASS) and
Men & Women of Excellence programs
Annapolis Hall, A-103B
[email protected]

Make Appointment

For Scholarship Questions:
Michael Thornton
Foundation Scholarship Manager
Annapolis Hall, A-200
[email protected]