Help your students PERSIST in their college careers.



PERSIST can help you keep your students in college. It gives you tools that can increase retention and graduation rates, especially among low-income, first-generation college students of all ages.

The PERSIST program helps higher education professionals:

  • Assess institutional retention performance
  • Create programs that support academic success
  • Help students who are concerned about paying for college

For questions about PERSIST, email

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The entire PERSIST curriculum is available for immediate download at no cost.

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Upcoming PERSIST training sessions

To schedule a training or for more information, email us at

Friday, October 27, 2017 | Winstead, CT

Northwest Connecticut Community College
Park Place East
Winstead, CT 06098

Registration information:
Email to register.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 | Honolulu, HI

Hilton Hawaiian Village
2005 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI 96815

Registration information:
Email to register.