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Office of Student Success

Welcome to OSS!

The School of Engineering’s Office of Student Success (OSS) is staffed by engineering professionals. They will advise you through 4 semesters of registration. You may locate the name of your adviser in Degreeworks.

Reasons to meet with your academic adviser:

  • Schedule changes (add or drop classes)
  • Academic questions
  • Registration for next semester (required)
  • Tutoring referrals
  • Discuss minors/concentrations/change of major
  • Transfer credits
  • Career advising
  • Discuss cooperative education/internships
  • Discuss study abroad/ETHOS
  • Personal issues
  • Academic probation
  • Any other questions you may have regarding your education at UD!

OSS advisers will help you stay on track with your degree program while crafting a custom set of experiences (cooperative education, study abroad, ETHOS, etc.) to complement your academic coursework.

After your fourth semester, you will be reassigned to a faculty adviser who will provide academic assistance and career guidance.

To Make an Advising Appointment

To make an advising appointment, click here to log into Student Success Network. If you do not know who your adviser is, please log into Student Success Network and click on the "My Success Network," and your primary adviser is listed there.

For step-by-step instructions on how to make or cancel an advising appointment, you can go to our tutorial videos:

OSS Facilitated Courses

Introduction to the University Experience Course for Engineers (EGR 102)

Our staff facilitates Introduction to the University Experience (EGR 102) course offered in the fall semester for all incoming engineering and engineering technology students. The seminar is an Introduction to the University of Dayton as well as the School of Engineering. This includes an introduction to the engineering curriculum, as well as an exploration of career options in all engineering disciplines, which helps students to maximize their career and educational opportunities.

Enrichment Workshop I & II (EGR 150 and EGR 151)

Our staff coordinates Enrichment Workshops offered in the fall (EGR150) and spring (EGR151) semesters, which are required for first-year students and are facilitated by upperclass engineering students. You'll work in small groups to build community and ensure that you master the concepts of calculus, physics and chemistry. Students not only learn to work collaboratively but also gain access to the wisdom of upperclass students.

Information Regarding FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) was designed to protect the privacy of a student’s education records and to afford students certain rights pertaining to their education records.

If you would like us to be able to release information or speak to your parents, guardians or others regarding anything about your education at UD, please complete and sign the FERPA form. The form can be found on Porches, Flyers Student Services.

Please click here for more information regarding FERPA.


Office of Student Success

Kettering Laboratories
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0253