The Student Success Center offers comprehensive student-focused programs and resources




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Students connecting to the Student Success Center at CORD.

As record numbers of students prepare to enter university classrooms this fall, the Student Success Center will continue to offer a network of high-impact resources and programs to ensure that all students have access to the opportunities they might need to thrive on campus. .

The center team — based at CORD, short for the new Cordia Harrington Center of Excellence just north of Old Main — has spent the summer bolstering staff and programming to meet the needs of another enrollment year. to the banner. The services offered by the center are designed for students of all academic levels and any study program. The center’s programming aims to help students maximize their academic success, strengthen their sense of belonging and improve their overall well-being.

Center staff also collaborate with faculty and campus staff to help coordinate a variety of workshops to support students enrolled in their courses and programs.

Many offerings will also include remote scheduling capabilities to provide flexibility for students who may need or want this option.

Featured services this fall include:

  • Registration guides


    • Enrollment Guide student workers assist current students with UAConnect processes such as enrolling, dropping, and exchanging courses; use the schedule planner; access waiting lists; and answer general questions about campus resources. Registration guides will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily August 22-26 at the CORD Welcome Desk.

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  • Success Tips


    • Students can sign up to receive weekly academic success tips that are sent to their phones and emails. Previous tips included staying motivated, how to pay attention, making healthy choices, and taking care of yourself.

  • Writing workshop


    • Undergraduate and graduate students can book appointments for in-person or online consultations. On-demand writing workshops and online resources for students and faculty are available on the Writing Studio webpage.

“The Student Success Center team partners with students to enable them to make the most of all the opportunities available to them on campus and beyond,” said Trevor Francis, vice-president. Associate and Director of Student Success. “Our services are designed to help students achieve their academic goals through creative and effective programming that supports learning engagement. We are especially proud of our ‘Students Helping Students’ approach to success, which helps to put students at ease by connecting them with a peer, while maximizing the leadership potential of our student workers through training, support and resources.”

To learn more about the Student Success Center and all of its resources available to students, visit success.uark.edu.

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