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

Dignifying Humanity

Standing on the edge of border America, Diocese of El Paso Bishop Mark J. Seitz, BA '76, serves a role of vital importance as the pastor of a community divided by the United States-Mexico border. "Recently we have witnessed indefensible, hateful words toward our neighbors in Mexico, the demonization of migrants, and destructive language about our border," Seitz wrote in his July pastoral letter titled "Sorrow and Mourning Flee Away," earning him national attention amid significant upheaval of immigration rights.

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The Rome Experience: Tracing Western Civilization

During this semester's trip to Greece, UD's Romers toured the ruins of one of history's most famous military engagements -- the Battle of Marathon -- dating back to 490 B.C. The trip marked the first visit to Marathon in decades for the Rome Program. "Our visit there was long overdue," said Peter Hatlie, vice president, dean, director, and professor of classics on the Rome campus.

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UD Welcomes Edward Hadas: Leader in Catholic Social Teaching

In the modern economy, too often our financial system fails drastically, moving from one devastation to another. As part of recent efforts to promote Catholic Social Teaching, UD welcomes Oxford Research Scholar Edward Hadas as he explores the relationships among finance, money, the economy and the human condition. Join us on Monday, Nov. 27, as Hadas presents "Money, Finance and Greed: Solving an Economic Mystery."

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