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Black Student Success is here for you! Take a look at below at the various services offered to Pacific students of African descent:

Book Scholarships

Students who attend a minimum of two Black Student Success programs in the Fall semester are eligible to receive a book scholarship up to $250 for use in the Spring semester.

Letters of Recommendation

Students who participate in Black Student Success programs may request letters of recommendation from the Assistant Director for jobs, internships, graduate school, or scholarships/fellowships.

Advising & Advocacy

As a member of the Student Academic Support Services (SASS) team, the Assistant Director of Black Student Success works in conjunction with Faculty and Student Advisors to educate Pacific students on academic policies and procedures such as:

Full-Semester Withdrawals

Students wishing to withdrawal from the University for a semester or more are required to go through SASS prior to leaving the campus. Staff assists students to understand the academic impact of their withdrawal and connect them with appropriate campus offices to ensure as smooth a transition as possible. Students wishing to learn more about the withdrawal process can click here for more information. 

Academic Support during Personal Emergencies

In the event of an emergency, the Assistant Director of Black Student Success will contact a student's faculty to notify them that the student will be absent from classes. They staff will then work with the student to assist them in their transition back to campus and help the student receive appropriate accommodations for their situation.

Class Registration

Although the Assistant Director of Black Student Success does not provide academic advisement to students, it does assist students who are having trouble adding or dropping classes. The Assistant Director will direct students to appropriate departments to have holds released, explain the process for adding a closed course, and reiterate important dates, and deadlines. For information on adding/dropping courses, students can access their course catalogs by logging onto their Inside Pacific and for more information on class registration please click here