Center for Student Success

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Adjusting to college life can be challenging. We are here to help.

At the Center for Student Success, we help you seamlessly transition into your first year. Whether you need guidance academically or personally, we offer one-on-one tutoring and support in study skills, mental health and wellness, career exploration and internships, financial aid and scholarships, Greek life, intramural athletics, and reminders about important deadlines.

We look forward to working with you.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Located in the Administration building on the second floor. No appointment necessary.We look forward to hearing from you.

Phone: 860.768.4999

Email: css@hartford.edu

Our Services

Advising

Advising

We want to help you find your path, explore new things, and challenge yourself. We can help you with:

Strategies to reduce stress and anxiety: there's a lot of pressure that comes with being a college student, let us work with you to find some ways to relax. 

Determine what clubs to join: we can help you get connected. 

Manage personal problems: Sometimes things come up that can distract or even prevent you from going to class. If you are experiencing these kinds of challenges, let someone in the Center for Student Success know and we may be able to find resources and share information that can help. 

Health and Wellness: We encourage you to speak with one of our counselors if you’re looking to improve your health or wellbeing.

General questions: Not sure where to go or who to talk to? Try us first! If we don't have the answer, we'll look for it with you. 

Tutoring Center

tutoring

Tutoring for a specific course/subject: 

Receive free, one-on-one tutoring in a course/subject you are looking to get some help with. In most cases, tutoring will be offered by an upper-class student, who has received an A in the class. 

Reading, writing, and studying: 

We also offers free individualized assistance to anyone in the University community who wants to develop efficient strategies for reading, writing, and studying. Professional and peer consultants help with writing issues such as generating ideas for papers, writing research papers, and organizing and editing drafts. They also teach flexible and effective strategies for managing time, taking notes, reading, and preparing for exams.

Financial and Administrative Services

financial support

Receive information and advice on student-related administrative processes, including registration, payment, billing, enrollment verification, access to academic records, access to transcripts, and general financial aid information. 

We Are Building A New Center for Student Success

We are excited to share that the University of Hartford is building a new Center for Student Success! The Center will be located in the heart of campus, the Student Union.The renovation is scheduled to be complete by November 2019.

At most universities, student life and academic services are distinct units with different goals and priorities. At UHart, they exist together under one label: the Division of Student Success. We recognize that every student is different and we work collaboratively to celebrate and support each other.

The new center will be located in the heart of student life; Gengras Student Union.

The Center will house all of our dedicated first-year advisors committed to student success.

Students can ask about anything from financial and academic questions to getting involved in campus life.

Center for Student Success Staff

Mike Ormsby
Director of Center for Student Success and Orientation
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Katie Kitchens
Associate Director
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Megan Abernathy
Student Success Coach; Advisor
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Alan Carlstrom
First-Year Advisor
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Michael Goemans
First-Year Advisor and Assistant Director
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Ja Hannah
First-Year Advisor
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Travis Karas
First-Year Advisor
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Arlene Maddox
First-Year Advisor and Assistant Director
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Sean O'Donovan
First-Year Advisor
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Christine Riley
First-Year Advisor and Assistant Director
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Jennifer Siegal
First-Year Advisor; Assistant Director
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Julie Spring
First-Year Advisor; Assistant Director
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Gail M. Syring
First-Year Advisor; Assistant Director for the Center of Student Success; Adjunct Faculty
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Holly Patterson
First-Year Advisor
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Dorice Dorvilier
First-Year Advisor
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