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Welcome to the Division of Student Academic Success!

The Assistant Vice President for Student Academic Success leads the division of Student Academic Success and is also responsible for coordinating professional academic advising efforts, regardless of locus of authority, location or unit housing such efforts.

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Stephanie Torrez

Assistant Vice President
Student Academic Success


Incoming students and Orientation Leader

New Student Orientation

Designed to support the transition of new incoming first-year, transfer, and nontraditional students.

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Provides proactive coaching to students in the Bears First program and individualized academic advising to exploring students.

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Tutoring services

Tutorial Services

Provides free peer-led tutoring services and academic skills sessions to UNC students enrolled in undergraduate-level courses.

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Center for Human Enrichment

Then Center for Human Enrichment (CHE) is a TRiO funded program that offers academic and personal support to 200 identified and selected first-generation and limited income students at UNC.

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Academic Bridge

Provides advising and academic coaching for target populations (Denver Scholarship Foundation Scholars, Independent, and First Generation students). 

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Student-Athlete Academic Success

Monitors and assists in the academic activities of all student athletes in partnership with key academic offices and programs across campus.

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