Student Academic Success Programs provide academic support, special advising, and related services to all students enrolled in Oberlin College, both the arts and sciences and the conservatory. In addition to the services provided to all students, focused services are directed to first-generation students, low-income students, and students with disabilities. Academic services coordinated by this office include workshops, credit-bearing courses, tutoring, and individual academic sessions.
Overview and Mission Statement
Student Academic Success Programs at Oberlin College provides comprehensive support through Learning Assistance Programs and Guidance Services. Services are available to all students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the Conservatory of Music. Focused services are provided for low-income students, first-generation students, students with disabilities, and other students typically underrepresented in higher education. Our mission is to maximize the academic success and persistence to graduation of all students at Oberlin College. Realizing its continuing commitment to equal educational opportunity, Oberlin College maintains an academic community that is culturally and economically diverse. Student Academic Success Programs contributes to this mission by helping students maximize their learning opportunities and assisting them in their personal growth.
By focusing on the needs of individual students and offering academic support, special advising, and other services, the office strives to increase the retention and graduation rate of all students enrolled at Oberlin. The professional staff seeks to provide academic and guidance services to help all students in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Conservatory of Music to develop the skills and attitudes that have proven beneficial to students in their pursuit of excellence at Oberlin.