Welcome to the Center for Access and Academic Success (CAAS)!
Center for Access and Academic Success (CAAS) is committed to providing students with a safe and holistic learning environment that is comprehensive and conducive to learning. The goal of (CAAS) is to improve the students Cultural, Academic, Social, and Educational experience, through an all-inclusive educational approach. By pursuing, establishing, and maintaining collaborative internal and external strategic partnerships that are focused on student-driven learning and development, which aids in improving persistence, retention and graduation rates. To ensure CAAS decisions are student-driven and measurable, the objectives below were adopted and they focus on CAAS Center of Gravity (COG).
Center for Access and Academic Success (CAAS), will nurture students’ experiences through customized co-curricular services and programs, which addresses the Cultural, Academic, Social, and Educational (CASE) needs of students.
- Cultural: deliver customized services and programs that are designed to enhance cultural competence.
- Academic: deliver customized educational services and programs designed to strengthen, support, and build foundational knowledge.
- Social: deliver customized services and programs that are designed to foster and promote development through social immersion.
- Educational: foster and instill the concept of educational identity byway of Faculty Mentors and Peer engagement through relationship building that are supportive that compels others to assist.