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.

Please note that graduate students receive academic advising from the program advisor within their specific academic department. For more information, please contact the appropriate academic department.

News & Features

Office of Academic Advising and Retention

  • The Science of Friendship

    Professor Jon Milhon Ph.D., reunites with alumni from the class of 2006, who took his Cell Biology and formed bonds that exist more than 10 years later.

  • Focus on Writing Elevates Students’ Skills across Disciplines

    From additional writing courses in the new GE curriculum, to the Writing Center’s expanded scope, to the full participation of departments and programs on campus, APU students will have myriad opportunities to strengthen their writing skills.

  • The Fear Factor: Recognizing and Overcoming this Classroom Obstacle

    For a small number of APU students, problematic emotions persist and hinder the ability to meaningfully connect with their coursework. Through awareness and open communication, we can help promote a proactive and less-stressful learning environment.

Elsewhere at APU

  • Accounting Students Get Career Boost at Meet the Firms Event

    Azusa Pacific accounting students boosted their career prospects at the inaugural Meet the Firms event.

  • Celebrate Christmas 2015

    Ring in the holiday season as more than 400 musicians perform favorite Christmas melodies in celebration of the birth of Christ. This annual favorite Christmas concert takes place December 4 and 6 at Lake Avenue Church. Purchase tickets online.