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The Center for Academic Success Programs offers the following programs and services to all students:            

  • Academic Resource Center
        - Arranges supplemental instruction—specific course or content assistance/tutoring
        - Provides college success and effective reading seminars
  • Alpha Program
        - Coordinates intensive assistance for underprepared incoming students
        - Serves 200 first-year students per year
  • Career Counseling
        - Provides career counseling and career assessment for all WMU students as well as offering UNIV 1020 Career Exploration and Development classes
    Located in the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services, 3rd Floor Sangren Hall
  • Exploratory Advising
        - Provides academic advising for 900 undergraduate students exploring majors
        - Serves students who are waiting to audition for a program in the College of Fine Arts or are taking prerequisite courses ahead of declaring an engineering major
  • Intellectual Skills Development
        - Arranges optional placement testing for entering students in math, reading and writing (placements are based on ACT scores and high school GPA)
  • Military and Veterans Affairs
        - Assists 680+ military veteran/active duty students
        - Arranges community connections between WMU and area military affiliations
  • Service-Learning
        - Coordinates partnerships between instructors/courses and community with a service-learning focus
        - Manages over 35 service-learning projects each semester on campus and throughout the Kalamazoo community
  • TRiO SSP
        - TRiO Student Success Program is a Department of Education grant-funded program for first generation, income-eligible students (250 students in program)
        - Assists eligible students throughout all years at WMU 
  • Writing Center
        - Provides writing assistance for graduate and undergraduate students in all majors, including online classes
        - Assists in helping writers improve overall writing choices

               CASP Organizational Chart