The Center for Access, Success and Achievement assists the University in providing all students an inclusive educational experience founded on Augustinian principles. The Center for Access, Success and Achievement supports the University’s mission of respecting individual differences and adhering to the principle that mutual love and respect should animate every aspect of University life.
Through the multi-faceted programs it supports (such as the A.C.T.I.V.E. Retention and Mentoring Program, Academic Advancement Program, St. Thomas of Villanova Scholars Program, etc.) the Center undertakes the challenge of creating at Villanova University an academically distinctive, culturally diverse learning community where all members live empathically and lead effectively.
The CASA consists of the following major components: