OVU Office of Student Success
Where Every Student Goes from
Backpack to Briefcase
The Office of Student Success supports every student at Ohio Valley University from their high school backpack to their career briefcase. We help you develop and utilize all the tools you need for academic and career success.
Your Career Starts Here
From your first day as a student at Ohio Valley University, the Office of Student Success helps you focus on career goals and stay focused. Beginning with a comprehensive orientation designed to introduce you to college life and to OVU, new students move on to participate in OVU’s First Year Focus class, which provides support throughout their first semester. Career exploration inventories, resume development, and job shadowing experiences help set new students on the path to success right away.
Academic support is provided to all students throughout their time at Ohio Valley University. Free peer tutoring services are available in any subject. The Office of Student Success offers these helpful tools to all students:
- Time Management
- Managing Test Anxiety
- Test Taking Skills
- Note Taking Skills
- Stress Management
- Reading for Effective Learning
Students needing academic assistance meet with an academic counseling agents in the Office of Student Success for support and training in time management and other learning and study skills.
Dean of Student Success