The resources of the Betty Howard Center for Student Success and Faculty Development are available to all students and faculty_ We are ready to help you achieve success as you pursue your educational goals. Below is a list, of our major programs and services.

  • Academic Support: Academic Support services provide placement testing, study skills instruction, and special mentoring support for students on academic probation in our Enrichment Program.
  • Bridge Program: The Summer Bridge Program is a six-week college preparatory experience for students who wish to strengthen academic skills, build confidence, form new friendships and enhance their potential for college,
  • Career Services & Cooperative Education: This program offers assistance with job postings on and off campus, as well as assistance finding internship sites for those whose majors require the Co-op experience.
  • Disability Services: WAU is committed to providing an equitable and exemplary education for all of our students by offering reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities to ensure their academic and personal success.
  • Faculty Development: Helps faculty improve their teaching, advising, and research skills and improve the teaching-learning environment of the university.
  • First Generation Ambassadors Program: Designed to edify, educate & enhance the quality of life for first generation students through service.
  • First Year Experience: This one credit class is designed to help first-year students become comfortable with the campus, get connected with available area resources, and engage with faculty and staff.
  • General Honors Societies: The Center sponsors the WAU Chapter of Alpha Chi and Phi Eta Sigma Honor societies and the Exemplary Leadership Society.
  • General Studies: Whether you are undecided about a major or wanting to pursue a degree in General Studies, this program will assist you in reaching your goals.
  • Honors Program: The Honors Program provides academically talented students the opportunity to engage and explore subject material in great depth and breadth within a collaborative learning community.
  • New Student Orientation: Designed to help new students transition to campus and understand the privileges and obligations of being part of the WAU Community.
  • One Step Away: This program is specially designed to support returning WALT under-graduate students complete a Bachelor degree. With the help of a University Concierge, returning students will receive assistance navigating university systems and resources from re-enrollment through graduation.

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Support on every step of your academic journey

  • Mentorship Experience: The Mentorship: Program at Washington Adventist University
    aims to create an on-going atmosphere of learning, growth, and lasting community for WAFT students by connecting them with caring faculty and staff whose primary role is to give support.
  • Testing Services: Our staff works closely with the-various academic departments, individual instructors, the student population on campus, and the community at large by disseminating, administering, and proctoring tests and exams.
  • Tutoring Services: Subject-tutoring is available for students who seek one-on-one instruction to further enhance their learning.
  • Writing Center: The Writing Center is run by the English department. Trained tutors are available to help students to: ease writing anxieties, clarify assignments, brainstorm ideas and topics, plan and_ organize term papers, determine revision strategies, and provide guidelines for avoiding recurring grammatical mistakes.