Student Success Programs

Success Academy

Success Academy is a program designed to support your success and allow you to ROAR your loudest freshman year.  Based on your high school grades and test scores, you would benefit from our Success Academy program that assists you in your transition into college and provides academic support going into your freshman year. 

Students who attend the Success Academy will be able to:

  • identify campus resources to support the transition from high school to college
  • understand growth and fixed mindset and how this impacts college success
  • recognize study skills needed for college-level work
  • name personal motivation factors and challenges related to college success
  • identify academic and career resources available at KU

    There is no cost associated with this program.  Space in this program is limited to the first 150 students on a first-come, first-served basis until filled.  Submit your Advance Registration Deposit (ARD) and Success Academy registration form to secure your place in this program.

The Success Academy takes place on August 25-27, 2021; a few days before the start of the fall semester.  Click Here to Register for the Success Academy.   If you have any questions, please contact 610-683-4007 or email 


KU Succeed is an academic recovery program for students no longer in good academic standing (Academic Warning or Probation). The program is designed to help students return to good academic standing by providing a framework for academic success. This framework includes skill-building seminars, mentoring, and educational and personal advising.

The KU Succeed program strives to increase the retention and graduation rate of participating students by focusing on individual student needs and offering academic support, specialized advising and other related services. KU Succeed seeks to provide academic services and guidance to support skills and attitudes that have been proven beneficial to students in their pursuit of excellence at KU.

Click Here to Register for KU SucceedIf you have any questions, please contact R. Chad Brown, Assistant Director for Retention & Student Success at


The KU Success Conference helps students focus their academic potential and hone in on the skills that will help them thrive. Students will learn new academic success strategies while forming close connections with faculty and staff who will help you realize your potential. They will also connect with other students and gain insight into how they increased their academic success by using our student success resources.
The KU Success Conference is an opportunity for students to prepare for a successful spring semester, especially if those on academic warning or probation. The KU Success Conference is also an excellent opportunity for new first-year students entering in the spring semester to uncover information about transitioning successfully to college and academic expectations.