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Faculty Counselor Advisors provide academic advising and counseling, career counseling, transfer planning, educational planning and help for students experiencing academic difficulties.

Access and Disability Services

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Access and Disability Services (ADS) works to ensure that students with disabilities have both informational and physical access to all college resources and programs.


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Pierce College provides counseling services to enrolled students at Pierce Fort Steilacoom, Pierce Puyallup, and off-site locations. Counseling services are free to enrolled students.

TRiO Student Support Services

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The TRiO program at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom provides academic and personal support in order to increase students' college success and assist them in the transfer to four-year colleges or universities.

Multicultural Services

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The Multicultural Student Services office works to recruit, retain, and provide advocacy and support for students of color at Pierce College. The office strives to support a multicultural environment and create deeper awareness of students' cultures and experiences.

Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success

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Students who have served in the military are invited to visit the Veteran Student Center to use computers, utilize the study areas, meet with other veterans, access the textbook lending library, and get assistance with transitioning to civilian life.

Service Learning

Service Learning work crew
Service-Learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.

Emerging Leaders Academy

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The Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA) is a free 12-hour leadership training program for Pierce College students at the Fort Steilacoom campus. The ELA program explores leadership through service learning and the principles of servant leadership.