Academic Advising Portal

Academic Success & Progress

Services for Academic Success

  • Academic Learning Center
    • Assists UNI undergraduate and graduate students to become more efficient and effective learners
  • Academic Achievement and Retention Services
    • Increases undergraduate persistence and graduation from UNI--specializes in working with first-generation, low-income, transfer, multicultural, LGBT*, and non-traditional students, along with students in academic difficulty, student veterans, underprepared students, students with disabilities, and former foster youth
  • Examination Services
    • Offers credit by examination, certification exams, entrance exams, and proctoring services
  • Math and Science Services
    • Mathematics and science staff that guides students through the learning process
  • Reading & Learning Center
    • Academic coaches work with students to improve strategies in time management, reading, and studying
  • Student Disability Services
    • Provides services to promote an accessible environment for students with disabilities to allow equal opportunity for participation in educational and other campus activities.
  • Student Support Services
    • One of five federally-funded TRiO programs at UNI--supports first-generation college students, students from low-income backgrounds, and students with a disability
  • Writing Center
    • Certified writing coaches help with writing challenges

Academic Standing

Helping students decide if they should drop courses…

You can help students to think of different consequences and reasons for dropping a course. Ask them questions about their reasons for dropping, and if they have any minimum load requirements or academic requirements to adhere to. The following chart can help you think of questions to ask students.

Deciding whether or not to drop a class flowchart