Academic Success Launch Program

The Academic Success Launch Program is designed to provide holistic academic support to students whom the Office of Admissions determines are in need of more personalized academic support based on the current Admissions Grid for acceptance. Applicants admitted into the Academic Success Launch Program are provided one-on-one support from the Academic Success Center and benefit from personalized one-on-one coaching, workshops, and connections to on-campus resources. Additionally, these students must take GE 101 Academic Success Lab (1 unit), which is designed to equip students for success at APU. The number of students admitted to the Academic Success Launch Program each year is limited.

Program Outcomes

The comprehensive academic services, programming, and resources of the Academic Success Launch Program support students in thinking critically, planning accordingly, and thriving academically as they become graduates and difference makers at APU. Students will have an awareness of on-campus resources, create personal and academic goals, and be able to implement strategies to maintain good academic standing at APU (achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and pass 67% of courses attempted).

Student Learning Outcomes for GE 101 (Academic Success Lab)

Upon successful completion of the lab, students will be able to:

  1. Identify barriers to their academic and personal success
  2. Utilize their strengths to overcome these barriers
  3. Articulate personal and/or academic goals for the semester
  4. Create an action plan in order to achieve their goal(s)
  5. Utilize appropriate campus resources for academic success and personal wellness