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Student Success

VCU created its new Student Success unit in Dec. 2017, bringing to life a key initiative directly tied into the president's priorities, the provost's priorities, and the VCU strategic plan.

Encompassing a number of existing units on campus, the Student Success focuses on student retention, academic success, and successful graduation and career outcomes.

Unit mission

The Student Success unit establish a campus environment that eliminates barriers to graduation, encourages engagement with faculty and our community, and creates opportunities to develop tangible and intangible career skills.

Related units and initiatives

Units and programs that fall under the umbrella of Student Success include:

  • Academic Advising
  • University Academic Advising
  • Pre-professional Health Advising
  • Transfer Center
  • Career Services
  • Writing Center
  • Campus Learning Center
  • Student-Athlete Support Services
  • Early notification programs
  • SSC Campus