2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Success and Retention

The Academic Success and Retention Unit, housed in the Student Success Center on the second floor of the B.D. Owens Library, offers a variety of services and resources to the University community from orientation to graduation.  These include but are not limited to:

    • Onboarding students through orientation
    • Supporting students in their first year through the University Seminar class and first-year academic advising
    • Advising deciding students, transfer students, and others that have academic questions
    • Offering academic support (tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, and Student-Athlete Success Program) for many classes across disciplines on campus
    • Teaching academic success courses (INCO 77150 and INCO 77151) for at-risk freshmen and transfer students transitioning to Northwest, students in academic recovery, or students who feel they need extra accountability and support