About Us

About the Center for Academic Success Programs

Location and hours

Ellsworth Hall Room 1305
1903 West Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5303
(269) 387-4411
Open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Mission Statement

The Center for Academic Success Programs enhances teaching and promotes student learning through collaborative, effective research-based programs.

Unit Goals

  • Integrate college student developmental theories into holistic services that foster student retention.
  • Promote student academic excellence.
  • Engage students in lifelong learning.
  • Build mentoring relationships with students that foster their connectedness with the university.
  • Assist students in developing the skills needed to make the transition to college.
  • Teach critical thinking skills.
  • Teach and cultivate decision-making skills and exploration strategies for major and career choice.
  • Collaborate with campus and community resources to provide excellent student service.
  • Assist faculty and staff in understanding and meeting the learning needs of students.

Center for Academic Success Programs
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5303 USA
269.387.4411 | 269.387.4418 Fax