Student Support Services enrolls eligible students who show potential for success at Marquette. It offers a network of supportive services, financial aid assistance, a pre-enrollment summer program, academic counseling, specialized courses, seminars and tutoring, as well as personal, educational, graduate and career counseling.
UB and UBMS are federally funded TRIO Programs. Our mission is to assist and educate low-income and first generation high school freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in their goal of becoming college graduates. The UBMS program is for students with a strong interest in the math, science, or technology field. We recruit students who live in the city of Milwaukee.
McNair Scholars prepares eligible students for graduate school. During the academic year, students attend monthly seminars, meet visiting scholars, and participate in student and professional conferences. The McNair Director is available to provide specialized academic advising, admissions and financial aid application assistance. During the summer, McNair students may apply to participate in SOAR, a paid research internship which provides and in-depth research experience, working one-on-one with a faculty mentor, and the opportunity to network with other undergraduates from across the nation.
The Educational Talent Search program at Marquette University (METS) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education for the purpose of increasing the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their postsecondary education. The METS program works with students in grades 6 through 12. METS also encourages individuals who have not completed education programs at the secondary or postsecondary level to enter or reenter and complete postsecondary education.