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Office of Campus Life


Office of the Vice President of Campus Life
Fax: 202-885-1769
Butler Pavilion, Room 400

Monday-Friday 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Office of the Vice President of Campus Life
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8127

First Year Success Summit

The fourth annual AU First Year Student Success Summit was held on July 17th, 2017. Hosted by Fanta Aw and Jessica Waters, the summit continued its mission of educating student advisors, directors of undergraduate programs, and campus life staff on incoming AU students. This year, presenters included Associate Director of Admissions Jeremy Lowe, Associate Director of Financial Aid Shirleyne McDonald, Director of Student Success and Assessment Jimmy Ellis, and Executive Director of Academic Student Services & Access Marianne Huger Thomson. Below please find the presentation resources from the 2017 summit, as well as archived resources from the previous years.

2017 Summit Agenda & Presentations

2017 Success Summit Agenda

First Year Student Profile: Presented by Jeremy Lowe

First Year Student Financial Profile: Presented by Shirleyne McDonald

Understanding Student Success with Data: Presented by Jimmy Ellis

Follow-Up Points & Departmental Ideas