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

Board of Trustees Names John G. Plotts as Interim President

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Executive Vice President John G. Plotts, Ed.D., as interim president of the university. Plotts joined the university in December of 2008, initially serving in the roles of associate provost and dean of undergraduate admissions.

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Professor of English Eileen Gregory, PhD, Named 2018 Piper Professor

"That's what our teaching, and all our talk about the reflective life, boils down to -- efforts to keep brilliance in our hearts, to remember the lightness that is native to our spirit," said 2018 Piper Professor Eileen Gregory, Ph.D, professor of English. The Piper Award honors 10 professors annually in Texas colleges and universities for outstanding achievements in their profession and is widely regarded as the most prestigious award of its kind in the state.

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10 Things To Know About Your Upcoming Graduation

On Sunday, May 13, the university community will gather on the Braniff Mall to celebrate and honor its newly minted graduates. From Baccalaureate Mass to Commencement, here are 10 things to know about UD's upcoming graduation weekend.

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