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Academic Success Office

Welcome to the Academic Success Office at the University of Dallas!  

The Academic Success Office equips students with the tools to formulate plans, improve study habits, manage their time, establish priorities and communicate with faculty, staff and their peers more effectively.

Drop in- we can help!                        

We’ll also reach out to you to assist you in overcoming low grades, inconsistent academic performance or lack of a clear academic direction. We are committed to maximizing student success and facilitating the successful progression of students from orientation to graduation.

The Academic Success Office strives to increase the retention and persistence of our students by helping them make a successful transition to UD, providing academic and social support, and through teaching various learning enhancement strategies.

Services offered include:

  • Supporting college transition assistance
  • Assisting with time management skills
  • Assessing study strategies including notetaking, reading/writing skills, studying for specific subjects and testing taking techniques and suggesting skill enhancements for these strategies
  • Providing one-on-one advising
  • Increasing organizational skills
  • Enhancing awareness of campus resources and events
  • Collaborating on graduate and professional school applications

News

How to Feed the Hungry: Overcoming Psychosocial Barriers

Assistant Professor of Psychology Stephanie Swales, her psychologist colleague Christy Tucker, Ph.D., and UD psychology graduate student Mary Nuxoll, MPsy '17, worked with Crossroads Community Services (CCS), the largest distributor for North Texas Food Bank, to try to discover some of the main reasons hungry people refuse the nourishment that would sustain them.

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