Equipping Students for Academic Success

The Office of Academic Advising and Retention provides undergraduate students with services that promote academic excellence. Learn more about the office.

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Elsewhere at APU

  • Positive Assist

    LyDell Cardwell ’15 grew up on the rough streets of East Palo Alto, California. Cardwell had every opportunity to get mixed up with violence, gangs, and negativity, but he didn’t.

  • Man Exonerated from Murder Conviction Speaks at APU

    Wrongly convicted of murder, Nick Yarris spent 21 years on prison’s death row before his exoneration. He spoke to students in the new Department of Criminal Justice, describing his journey.

  • APU Professor Karen Longman Earns Global Leadership Award

    The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) named Karen A. Longman, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Higher Education, the 2016 John R. Dellenback Global Leadership Award recipient.