Services for Students

Each student’s college journey is unique! LSS facilitates personal, academic, financial, and career advising through a solution-based approach and rooted in cultural assets such as community-building, resilience, and reciprocity. Services are available in English and Spanish and include:


  • Transition from high school/community college to Augsburg advising
  • Individual assistance and referrals to on and off campus resources for health care, housing, internship/employment, food security, transportation, legal, and other needs
  • Advice on how to navigate college and family expectations
  • Mentorship
  • Crisis intervention
  • A safe space to reflect on both your individual, your family, and  and your community experiences


  • Course selection and registration
  • Four-year academic plan advice
  • Academic progress monitoring and intervention when needed
  • College skills coaching: time management, organization, study, and goal setting
  • Referral to grad school and research opportunities including McNair Scholars and URGO
  • Study abroad and off campus studies: local, national and international
  • Internships/employment information and referrals in collaboration with the Strommen Center
  • Advocacy with faculty


  • Financial aid award letter review
  • Assistance in estimating cost of attendance, out-of-pocket costs, and exploring payment plans
  • Individual and group assistance to complete FAFSA and MN Dream Act State Grant applications
  • Information and workshops about financial aid and student accounts policies and processes
  • Scholarship search/application support including proofreading essays/resumes and providing recommendation letters
  • Additional scholarships such as HOLA Scholarship and IME Becas