The SAIL Program-Celebrating 36 Years of Excellence at CSUSB

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The Student Assistance in Learning (SAIL) program is a TRiO Student Support Services grant, which has served nearly 5,000 students at Cal State San Bernardino since 1981. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the federal TRiO programs began with the passage of the Educational Opportunity Act of 1964. They include outreach programs designed to assist low-income, first-generation and students with disabilities as they proceed through the academic pipeline from middle school to post-baccalaureate programs. The specific goal of Student Support Services programs like SAIL is to increase the college retention and graduation rates of targeted students at the undergraduate level through academic support and advising services.

SAIL’s Application Process 

SAIL’s open enrollment for 2019-2020 will begin on July 1, 2019. If you are interested in joining SAIL for the 2019-2020 academic year, please complete SAIL's Pre-Application to help us determine your eligibility. Once your eligibility for the program has been established, you will be emailed with your next steps to joining the program. 

SAIL is funded by the U.S. Department of Education to serve 335 students per year. Eligible students are given a space in SAIL on a first-come-first-serve basis. To secure your participation in SAIL, we encourage you to complete the application process at your earliest convenience.