Division of Student Success
The student success team is dedicated to the academic and career success of all UA students. Central to its work is the The Akron Experience, a series of initiatives that create a personalized path for students, from their first time on campus through a lifetime of achievement. The Akron Experience also creates connections between the classroom and career-related opportunities, all designed to broaden horizons and prepare students for personal and professional success.
Student success in the news
Wall Street Journal: "Colleges find micro Grants keep some students from dropping out"
Akron Beacon Journal: Akron region wins $1 million Talent Dividend prize
Cleveland Plain Dealer: $1 million prize awarded to Northeast Ohio for improving college graduation rates
Zanesville TimesRecorder: Zanesville native portrays jazz great in movie
Akron Beacon Journal: UA uses infomercial to urge students to graduate in timely manner
From Student Health Services: Ebola: What is UA doing?
Message to students
Student Union transforming into Study Union
Please announce to students that a great place to study during finals week will be the Student Union. From Dec. 7 through Dec. 10, between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., the Student Union will become the Study Union.
There will be food specials throughout the building, including Starbucks, Subway, The Union Market, Auntie Anne's, Ohio Burger and more. Study rooms will be available and the Game Room will be open for quick breaks from the books.
Our annual report
The reports highlight the many significant achievements and accomplishments of our Student Affairs departments.
A planful, integrated approach to improving retention is showing results.