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Student Success and Retention Programs

Supporting Student Success


Starfish early alert- retention Tool



What is Starfish?

  • Identifies at-risk students in real time, pinpoints areas of concern, and connects them with resources such as advising, tutoring, and more!
  • Starfish helps institutions individualize support for students and assess which services and interventions are working.
  • Access Starfish Early Alert HERE

For additional Starfish support, please email us at: STARFISH@losmedanos.edu



Flex Workshops

Starfish Flex Workshops are available and are intended to help faculty become familiar with Starfish.  These trainings offer an overview on Starfish and focuses on Starfish’s function and its importance from a faculty and advisor standpoint.  Below we have added the times, dates, and locations.  Please be sure to pre-register for the Flex training by following the link provided http://www.losmedanos.edu/profdev/flexinfo.asp.





Friday, September 15, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Pittsburg Assessment Center SS3-314
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pittsburg Assessment Center SS3-314
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Pittsburg Assessment Center SS3-314



Starfish Drop-in Lab Hours

Our lab provides assistance and resources intended to help faculty become familiar with Starfish.  We offer an overview training on Starfish and focus on individual questions and concerns. Our labs will be held in the Assessment Center. Please see below for times and dates.







How does Starfish support student success?

Support students while offering opportunities for Administration, Instruction, and Staff to effectively work together in identifying and connecting with students at LMC

Learn more about Starfish Early Alert HERE

Student Introduction Letter to Starfish HERE

Resources- Training Materials