Student Success

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What does Student Success mean to us?

  • each student connects with the right academic program to fulfill their dreams
  • students connect with individuals in and out of the classroom
  • students realize God’s purpose for their lives
  • graduates are equipped to live a life of faith and service


Building Community

  • By exploring the Christian mission, history, and heritage of Anderson University and the importance of a liberal arts education.
  • By assisting new students with their integration into the college life at Anderson University through pursuing a thoughtful and informed faith, committing to a lifestyle of service, and engaging in a local community of believers.

By actively pursuing their own educational experience — understanding how the university works by being able to locate, access, and use appropriate services and resources when needed.

  • The Center for Career and Calling is here to provide the free tools and guidance necessary to plan for a career after graduation day.
  • At Counseling Services you can find caring, professional, and confidential support when you need it, and all services are free to students.
  • The Kissinger Academic Center for Excellence offers both group and individualized programs and tutoring to help increase efficiency in writing, reading, and learning strategies. Services are free to all students. Also housed in the KACE are Student Accessibility Services (SAS) and Educational Support Services.
  • The Nicholson Library staff and resources play a significant role in the student experience and ultimately student success. We engage students with diverse ideas and information to spark curiosity, imagination, and collaboration; foster critical thinking and scholarship, and transform them for lifelong faith and service.
  • The Office of Engagement and Adult Student Experience supports students over the age of 25 with Academic Coaching, a full lounge, and many other services and resources.

Developing an Understanding Self & Others

  • By learning about the expectations both academically, and as a responsible participant in the AU and outside the community.
  • By exploring leadership opportunities both inside and outside the AU community.

Incorporating Strategies for Success

  • By identifying and using relevant personal learning styles to improve study skills including time management, communication etiquette, and effective reading, listening, note-taking, and test-taking strategies.
  • By demonstrating the effective use of library and internet resources
  • By assisting students to develop meaningful education plans by utilizing advisors and mentor support personnel to help them plan, select, schedule, and register for classes.