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Megan Trapani

Academic Success Coach, Director of Student Experience and Persistence Programs 

Areas of Interest:

  • Academic coaching for students on Academic Probation or "high risk"
  • Coaching students who may be struggling with personal issues such as medical challenges, mental health issues or crisis related issues
  • Graduation planning and development 
  • Academic coaching for students when considering changing their major, withdrawing from classes and the possible impacts on their personal graduation plan
  • Academic coaching for students developing skills to achieve success
  • Coaching and inspiring students to develop self advocacy skills

Year Started at USF2014

Hometown: Raised in Vermont and lived in Boston just shy of 10 years - a true East Coast at heart!


  • Bachelor of Science - Curry College (Milton, MA), Psychology Major and Communications Minor 
  • Master of Science - Northeastern University (Boston, MA) College Student Development and Counseling 

Fun facts:

  1. I find the sound of thunderstorms relaxing  
  2. I hiked the Long Trail in Vermont for 7 nights and 8 days
  3. My Myer Briggs personality type in high school and college was ENFP and adapted into INFP after graduate school
  4. favorite time of the day
  5. I find nature peaceful and energizing
  6. I love to design and create scrap books of past family vacations or adventures

Contact me:

Email: Megan Trapani
Phone: (415) 422-5050
Visit me during Office Hours!