Peer Assisted Learning Specialists (PALS)
The Peer Assisted Learning Specialists (PALS) program partners with the Student Transition Enrichment Program (STEP) and the Pathways to Academic Student Success program to provide access to on-campus resources as well as guidance for its students in order to increase their GPAs, academic standing, acceptance into academic programs, and graduation rates.


Benefits of PALS: 
  • Academic assistance in the form of peer-led study sessions
  • Direct access to professors and university administrators
  • Increased connection to university departments and support services
Areas of Tentative Focus:
  • Math
  • Business
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Psychology

For more information on PALS or how you can become involved with the program, please contact PALS at 989-774-2508 or

The Student Transition Enrichment Program (STEP) at Central Michigan University is a great place to continue your pursuit of a four-year degree. STEP reaches out to first generation and/or Pell eligible transfer students to help them navigate through the maze of  a four-year institution. The program is sponsored by the State of Michigan, Workforce Development Agency, and King Chavez Parks (KCP) Initiative


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Phone: 989-774-4000

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