PERSONAL CONTACT with Scholars maintained through communications sent via email, text, telephone,
PERSONALIZED ASSISTANCE for Scholars who are at risk of dropping out and need additional support, based on systems that collect information on academic progress (course load, grades), debt load, and wellness.
SUPPORT & REFERRAL SERVICES through a 24/7 telephone line, supplemented by online resources, that provides access to confidential counseling services for Scholars and Alumni facing mental, emotional, social, financial, legal, and other life challenges.
WELLNESS RESOURCES available through the Association’s partnerships with subject matter experts and organizations.
EMERGENCY SUPPORT providing urgent financial assistance to Scholars and Alumni who are experiencing unexpected adverse circumstances that could jeopardize their academic progress, such as food insecurity, homelessness, and medical emergencies.
HOUSING SUPPORT for Scholars who are at risk of homelessness or in need of accommodations during their winter and spring breaks.
MENTORING through formal and informal relationships that develop with Members, Life Partners, Alumni and industry professionals.
NETWORKING & RESOURCE SHARING through our online platform, HAA Connect, where Scholars and Alumni can connect with each other and the Association staff, and learn about volunteer opportunities, upcoming events, and other items of interest.