Additional Academic Support

Professor speaks to his class in language lab, CAS
Professor Scott Hartley, wearing protective glasses, talks with students in the lab, CAS

The advising system on all campuses consists of a community of Miami faculty, administrators and staff who understand that their primary responsibility is ensure the success of students. The advising system consists not only of those responsible for direct academic advising of students but also a host of different resources and people that support students at different points during their undergraduate experience.

Career Center

Provides career development mentoring for students as well as training for faculty on career development and career development resources

Global Initiatives

Provides information, and support to international students, including programming, workshops, mentoring; oversees faculty development to help them work more effectively with international students; provides guidance on study abroad and international fellowships (Fulbright, Boren, etc).


Provides information and guidance on honors requirements as well as programming relevant to high-ability students, including support for domestic and UK prestigious fellowships (Truman, Rhodes, Marshall, etc.)

Residence Life Hall Directors and Graduate Assistants

Provides co-curriculum programming and support (in one-on-one and group settings) to assist students in making healthy lifestyle choices, planning activities outside of the classroom that advance students’ academic and personal goals, and cultivating a sense of belonging at Miami University

Rinella Learning Center

Provides academic support to all Miami University students through academic counseling, coaching, tutoring, and other support programs. Oversees support for students with disabilities, students admitted through the Scholastic Enhancement Program (SEP), and students who are part of the Access Fellows program. Using guidance from UAAC, coordinates academic intervention processes.

Student Athlete Academic Support

Provides support to student-athletes, including additional study skills, mentoring, and workshops. Serves as liaison with academic advisors in the divisions

Student Counseling

Provides mental health counseling on an as needed basis

Student Success Center

Collects and disseminates predictive and other data relating to advising; manages special student cases and situations such as students who have stopped out, have registration holds, failed to register for an upcoming term, or have other high-risk factors. Collaborates with academic divisions to provide midterm interventions. Communicates with academic advisors and academic support specialists to ensure a coordinated, consistent response for each student.