The Office of Student Success and the Office Accessibility Services are dedicated to enhancing retention and graduation rates through student academic support services that are available to all students at Bennett College. The Offices of Student Success and Accessibility Services’ initiatives are aligned with the College’s mission to provide learning opportunities for all students. Our approach is evidence-based and designed to provide exceptional services to all students that will ensure proper access to academic support services.
Office of Student Success
The Office of Student Success is led by student-centered educators who meet the comprehensive needs of students at Bennett College. The leadership and staff, and its constituent units assert that their programs, services, and facilities are all organized and operated to be congruent with all aspects of student learning and development including, but not limited to, academic, cultural, emotional, intellectual, moral, and social-interpersonal themes. The services provided by the Office of Student Success include, Tutoring (Curriculum Learning Center and The Writing Center), Academic Advising for Freshwomen and Undecided Majors, Orientation 100-A & B, the Emerging Scholars Program, and Success Coaches.
Orientation 100 A & B
Orientation 100-A, Part 1 of Orientation 100, is a required one (1) credit hour course offered during the fall semester and designed to assist first year and transfer students with less than 26 transferable credit hours with the positive integration into the academic community of Bennett College. Students must successfully complete Orientation 100-A and 100-B offered during the spring semester in order to meet Bennett College’s graduation requirements. This class is designed to be interactive and dialogue-driven. Topics covered include the history, traditions and culture of the College, time management, study skills, interactive presentations, research resources, understanding your learning style, test-taking strategies, self-motivation, values, and preparing for student success.
For more information, contact:
Tonya Doane, M.A.
Director of Student Success
900 E. Washington St.
Greensboro, NC 27401
Office of Accessibility Services
The Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) provides, coordinates, and advocates for services which enable students with disabilities to receive equal access to a college education and all aspects of college life. Academic growth, accessibility management, and self-advocacy skills for students are supported and enhanced by providing reasonable accommodations and information for registered students. The Office of Accessibility Services addresses the academic needs of students through consultations, referrals, and accommodation plans.
For additional information, contact:
Lucheia Graves, Ed. S., Ed. D.
Director, Office of Accessibility Services (OAS)
Office: (336) 517-1501
Catchings Complex Lower Floor
Student Responsibilities and Expectations
Students are expected to take an active role in their education by participating in all available resources offered on campus that will enhance their learning.
Students must be prepared to learn and to be intellectually challenged.
Students must strive for academic excellence in all of their courses.