Starfish is SUNY New Paltz’s Student Success Platform. It serves as an early-alert and communication tool to connect students with faculty, staff, and campus resources that they need to be successful at SUNY New Paltz.
SUNY New Paltz students that received feedback through the Spring 2023 Mid-Semester Progress Survey were surveyed by the Center for Student Success. The survey was completed by over 270 students. Click here for the SP 23 student survey results.
Some results are summarized below:
SUNY New Paltz students that received feedback through the Fall 2022 Student Academic Progress Survey were surveyed by the Center for Student Success. The survey was completed by over 150 students. Click here for the FA'22 student survey results.
SUNY New Paltz students that received feedback through the Spring 2022 Student Academic Progress Survey were surveyed by the Center for Student Success. The survey was completed by 213 students. Click here for the SP'22 student survey results.
The survey responses reflect that the feedback students receive from the survey facilitates connection between student and campus, encourages students to take initiative, and contributes to students feeling seen and valued.
Feedback in the form of flags and kudos facilitates connection between faculty/staff and students. SUNY New Paltz students indicated that the feedback they received via Starfish opened communication lines between themselves and their instructors.
|When a flag was raised for survey respondents, 70% of the respondents received direct support from their instructor.|
Student Academic Progress Survey & Mid-Semester Progress Survey Faculty Engagement 2022-2023
Student Academic Faculty Engagement 2021-2022
SUNY New Paltz Positive Flag Closure Impact
Report provided by our EAB partners.
SUNY New Paltz Retention Rates of First Year Students Through the Years
- Student Success Starfish Focus Group | August 2022
The Center for Student Success hosted a series of focus group sessions during the week of August 8, 2022 to receive stakeholder feedback on the College’s student success platform, Starfish. The purpose was to review the platform’s capabilities and performance in order to provide informed next stage recommendations in support of division- and college-wide student retention goals for the 22-23 Academic Year.