Academic Success Office

Academic Success

The Academic Success Office at the University of Dallas equips students with the tools to formulate plans, improve study habits, establish priorities and communicate with faculty, staff and their peers more effectively. We also reach out to students who are showing academic challenges with low grades, inconsistent performance or lack of academic direction. We are committed to maximizing student success and facilitating the successful progression of students from orientation to graduation.

Services include:

  • Supporting college transition assistance  Assisting with time management skills
  • Assessing study strategies and suggesting skill enhancements
  • Providing one-on-one advising
  • Increasing organizational skills
  • Enhancing awareness of campus resources and events
  • Collaborating on graduate and professional school applications 

More Info

Hours: M-F: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Office: Augustine 114
Phone: (972) 721-5056
Website

News

A Faculty Summer: Dr. Toby's Fight Against COVID-19

Assistant Professor of Biology Inimary Toby, Ph.D., has spent her summer fighting for the end of COVID-19 by volunteering with the National Scientist Volunteer Database (NSVD) as the Texas State Coordinator and by conducting lab research of the virus with her UD students.

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Prestigious Physics Fellowship Supports Alumna's Research

In a mountain range in Italy, Sophia Andaloro, BS '19, investigates dark matter. One of the 2019 Cardinal Spellman recipients at UD, Andaloro received both the 2020 NSF Graduate Fellowship and the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA SSGF) this past year, her first year in graduate school at Rice University. She is one of five graduate students who will join the NNSA program this fall.

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How Do You Build the Perfect Sandcastle?

According to a team of University of Dallas juniors, there's an optimal water-to-sand ratio, roughly 6%, along with a borrowed methodology that's endured the test of time dating back to the relics of the Old Kingdom. The students' research, titled "The Best Sandcastles Are Egyptian: Pyramids Reign Supreme," was awarded a Meritorious designation in the International Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) -- a first in university history.

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