Oiler Success Center

The mission of the Oiler Success Center is to centralize efforts for the advocacy and persistence of students, actively participate in their progression toward graduation and help each student achieve success. Located on the first floor of Old Main, the Oiler Success Center includes the following:

Academic Advising: The Office of Academic Advising provides direction/assistance in major exploration, educational goals, and life goals so that students can create a plan of success to achieve these goals. Provides proactive help to students that are having academic issues in order to give them the chance to succeed.

Career Planning: The Office of Career Planning provides the opportunity for students to assess their career interests and explore the major programs and career fields that are best suited to their individual strengths through counseling, career classes, workshops, and career information resources. The office also provides academic advising for incoming first-year students who are undeclared/undecided majors and currently enrolled students who are changing majors.

Ombudsman: The campus Ombudsman guides students toward solving problems and fostering awareness of college services and resources.

Orientation: Orientation is designed to help students settle into campus life, meet other new students and engage in the campus community. All first-time undergraduate students to the University of Findlay (First-Time Freshman, Transfers, Non-Traditional, Commuter, etc.) should attend a virtual orientation and in-person orientation.

Starfish: Starfish Early Alert system puts students at the center of a connected campus community where their Success Network (advisers, professors, coaches and more) can work together to assist students in meeting their goals. Starfish support, training and information can be found in the Oiler Success Center.

Success & Persistence: The Oiler Success Center provides opportunities for personalized faculty support as well as study skills courses or personalized sessions to provide students with study strategies to improve academic performance, and self-management skills. The Oiler Success Center guides students through the leave of absence and/or total withdrawal process when medically or personally necessary, and assisting with the re-entry process when a student is ready to return.

Oiler Success Center Information: email oilersuccesscenter@findlay.edu or call 419-434-5680 or visit https://www.findlay.edu/offices/student-affairs/oiler-success-center/.