Student Assistance and Support Services (SASS)

Student Assistance and Support Services (SASS) assist, supports and advocates for students experiencing a broad range of issues, concerns or challenges interfering with a student’s ability to be successful academically or personally at UNC Charlotte. SASS also provides support and guidance to faculty and staff who have concerns for a student, and guidance and support to parents and family members seeking help on behalf of their students. Through our assistance and support services we seek to:

  • Enhance students' and parents knowledge of various University policies, procedures and campus support resources
  • Facilitate the referral to and promotes the utilization of campus resources
  • Empower students sense of  personal responsibility, self-advocacy, and the ability to function autonomously
  • Promote students help-seeking skills in crisis and experiencing challenging life events
  • Advocate for the development and application of student-centered policies when necessary 


Students interaction with or utilization of SASS services should be able to/articulate:

  • Identify campus support resources and how to gain access to promote student success.
  • Articulate the importance of personal health and well-being to academic and personal success.
  • Increased self-aware of the importance of developing help seeking skills for themselves.