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Center for Student Success at Southern Nazarene University, Bethany Oklahoma

The Center for Student Success serves as the “home” to transitional services, academic engagement services, academic accountability and improvement, tutoring, and student advocacy.

Transitional Services

  • NSI for 1st year and transfer students
  • Collaboration with Gen Ed Program on 1st year Learning Communities
  • First Year Experience Workshops
  • Sophomore Engagement and Retention Efforts
  • International Student Support
  • Advising for Undeclared Majors
  • Testing Services

Academic Engagement Services

  • Academic Engagement Plan*
  • Academic Coaching
  • Gallup Strengths Program
  • Student Retention Alerts and follow up services

Academic Accountability and Improvement

  • University Study Strategies and Critical Thinking Strategies Courses
  • Implementation of Academic Warning/Probation/Suspension policy

Writing and Tutoring Services

  • Writing Center
  • Departmental Tutoring

Student Advocacy

  • LIFE: Serves approximately 160 students who meet one or more of the following: have a documented disability, first-generation students, meet a specific income criteria.
  • Disability Services
  • Multi-Cultural Student Network
  • Commuter Connection Program
  • Interface with Faculty, Administration, Residence Life, Career Services, Counseling Center, Student Health Services, and Financial Aid.

Misty Jaggers
Associate Dean for Student Success


Our Nazarene Heritage
Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to training people for lives of service to God, leadership, and reconciliation toward their neighbors and within the global community. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read About Our Heritage

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