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

Annual MLK Day Symposium Fosters Discussion on Spirituality of Nonviolence and Inclusion

After spending nearly a decade in the banking industry, Sister Josephine (Toni) Garrett, C.S.F.N., BA '03, began searching for ways to build upon her Catholic faith, and on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, she fostered a discussion on discipleship and discernment as she delivered the university's annual Martin Luther King Day Symposium lecture titled "I've Been to the Mountaintop: Reflections on a Spirituality of Nonviolence and Inclusion."

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UD Gathers Renowned Catholic Journalists to Examine the Modern Papacy

The University of Dallas is honored to bring together three of the most prominent voices in Catholic journalism in the United States for the 2018 Eugene McDermott Lectureship titled "The Papacy in the 21st Century: Where Are We, and Where Are We Going?" Ross Douthat (New York Times) and Austen Ivereigh (Crux), with John Allen Jr. (Crux) serving as moderator, will examine the modern papacy, situating Pope Francis' pontificate in the context of recent papal history, the broader Catholic tradition and the future of Catholicism.

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Politics Professor Invested as Knight of Malta

"The Order of Malta has an emphasis that is very ancient," said Assistant Professor of Politics Gladden Pappin, who was invested in the order in November as a Knight of Magistral Grace. "There is a deep connection to the Catholic European heritage."

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