Retention & Academic Success
The Department of Retention & Academic Success, housed within the Student Success Center, empowers students to establish and achieve goals as they navigate transitions and progress towards graduation. Our team of educators supports the holistic development of students through intentional interactions designed to foster critical thinking, self-efficacy and life-long learning.The Academic Support department strives to enhance the pursuit of lifelong learning, intellectual inquiry and communication by fostering students' academic success and encouraging self-advocacy. Services promote a holistic developmental process that empowers students to become independent, competent and confident learners.
The department offers services to all students in writing, tutoring, and supplemental instruction, supports students with Major Exploration Advising, Academic Coaching, and offering academic accommodations through Disability Services, and aids first-year students in their transition to Saint Louis University through the University 101 course, Student Success Coaching, and the MAP-Works transition assessment.