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basic academic services

Section - One

New/Transfer Student Orientation

New to the Pride? There are Summer, Fall, and Spring orientation activities for new students, both first-time entering freshmen, and transfer students. You will learn more about services like financial aid, academic units, support services, and other resources. Learn more>>

Section - Two

Personal/Social Development & Career/Life Planning

These courses are instructional orientation requirements you must take very early in your career. Basic Academic Services provides and/or arranges for instructional personnel for these courses. Learn more>>

Section - Three

Aiming for A's

You should come to college with a desire to do your best. There is always room to improve, so it's helpful to have access to the necessary resources to get you closer to a good start in college. Learn more>>

Section - Four

Quality Initiative

The purpose of the quality initiative is to increase the persistence, graduation, career, and post-baccalaureate placements of African-American males by engaging them in the types of co-curricular and leadership activities that lead to academic success and timely graduation. Learn more>>

Section - Five

Orientation Assistants & Student Leaders

Orientation Assistants and Student Leaders possess a specific body of knowledge about the University acquired through training and experience, and they are sincerely interested in and skillful at sharing this information with orientation participants. Get involved>>

Section - Six

Meet the Team

The purpose of the Department of Basic Academic Services is to assist the new student in making a smooth transition to college life. Meet the Faculty/Staff members of the department as well as find out their advisor assignments. Who will be your new advisor? View the Directory>>

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