"THINGS DO NOT HAPPEN. THINGS ARE MADE TO HAPPEN." - JFK
Services for Student Athletes strives in providing NCAA mandated academic support for student-athletes. This is accomplished by the combination of academic advising, tutoring, specialized support, and lab based learning environments. These services are aimed to support the rigor of upholding success academically and athletically.
These services are backed by our passionate and committed staff that will always have an open door and ear for students to reach out to. We are committed to empowering our student-athletes and helping them find success both on and off the field.
In addition to helping students with class scheduling and degree choices, advisors encourage and mentor student-athletes throughout their entire college experience. It is the department's philosophy to foster an honest and open learning environment in which students learn to become more self-reliant.
Student Athletes in accordance to NCAA mandate to provide academic support, have access to receiving tutoring from carefully selected tutors in respective courses.
Professional Learning Specialists provide in depth coverage and support for At-Risk or Under-Prepared students. These individuals are masters at their craft and provide sessions to give student-athletes the opportunity to succeed.
All of the incoming freshman class are required to attend tutoring and advising sessions to create a solid foundation of success for their academic careers at the University of Oregon. With an dedicated area called "Frosh Hall" with built in lockers and immediate contact to advisors SSA sets the environment the stage is set.
As students demonstrate their ability to be competitive in the academic world, these requirements are based on their performance.