VII. Student Success Programs

Rooted in the Incarnate Word traditions of service, educational excellence and the development of the whole person, Student Success collaboratively guides students in their progress to graduation. Student Success is committed to welcoming all students to the UIW community and assisting them in obtaining necessary resources to persist to graduation. Student Success assists students in learning about the UIW Mission and the culture of student engagement. Students are engaged in their learning when they dedicate themselves to coursework that is intellectually and creatively challenging; are active and collaborative in learning both theory and real-life practical applications; make connections between co-curricular campus and community activities and their classroom learning, interact with faculty in a variety of settings; get involved with a variety of campus programs and services. The Student Success Programs include: First Year Engagement and Professional Development , Academic Advising, Learning Assistance Center and various grant programs dedicated to student success. In addition, the Dean of Student Success manages students placed on academic probation status.