The Student-Athlete Support Services Program exists to provide a supportive environment for student-athletes. The fundamental premise that underlies all else in the Department of Athletics is that each varsity athlete is first and foremost a student. The mission of the student-athlete support program is to assist student-athletes in reaching their full potential. The program assists student-athletes in finding and maintaining a balance between the demands of athletics and academics and in preparing for “life after sport”. Through collaboration and integration with campus resources; programs and services are designed to enhance student-athletes’ overall development, well-being, and undergraduate experience.