Project FOCUS (Focusing Opportunities with Community and University Supports) is a two-year innovative transition program for young adults, age 18 to 22 years old with intellectual disabilities. We support access and inclusion to University of Arizona’s academic courses, campus internship experiences and college life events in order to increase each student’s independence, quality of life, and employability.
Writing Skills Improvement Program
Our program has a carefully selected staff of expert and committed writing specialists. These specialists work one-on-one with students, staff, faculty, and community members worldwide across all disciplines and professional environments. WSIP also offers regular writing workshops, custom workshops, and summer writing institutes.
We are committed to promoting health, wellness and safety at the UA by providing quality medical and mental health care, outstanding health education, while assisting the institution in health-related policy development.
UA Calendars, Dates & Deadlines
Keep up-to-date on all academic and testing calendars along with university-wide public events, sports and artistic performances.
The Office of Student Computing Resources (OSCR) operates computer labs on the University of Arizona’s main campus. There are lab consultants to assist you with both general computing and multimedia software. Any campus community member with a UA NetID may use a lab computer.
Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques (SALT)
The Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques (SALT) Center is an academic support program that provides services to UA students with learning and attention challenges. Our innovative approach is recognized as one of the most successful at promoting student achievement in the university setting.
Common Ground Alliance
As described in their website, “The Common Ground Alliance (CGA) builds on the collaborative efforts of The UA Cultural Centers, LGBTQ Affairs, the Women’s Resource Center, and the Disability Resource Center to provide a comprehensive approach to helping students increase their multicultural awareness and their ability to address social justice inequalities through the arts.”
Their work focuses on social justice through an intersectional lens. Besides their many partnerships with groups across campus, some of their programs include the Queer/ Trans People of Color & Two Spirit Discussion Group, and the annual Common Ground Alliance Retreat.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Hey, Wildcat. Want to talk? We'll listen.
At Counseling & Psych Services (CAPS), students can speak with licensed mental health professionals about things like:
- anxiety and depression
- eating and body image
- alcohol and drug concerns
- family, friend, roommate, and relationship problems
- sexual assault and relationship violence
- crises and trauma
- psychiatric medication
- And anything else you need to talk about.
All currently enrolled students are eligible to be seen at CAPS.
The Transfer Center
Your journey continues at the University of Arizona.
As a Wildcat, you will do more, learn more and achieve more than you ever thought possible. Our mission is to provide an exceptional education and unbeatable opportunities to students in Arizona and beyond. From in-person support on our main campus to fully online programs that fit your schedule, we make the transition to Wildcat life seamless. That means no matter where you live or what your goals are, earning your degree from one of the world’s top universities is within reach.
Dean of Students
The core values of the University of Arizona are Integrity, Exploration, Inclusion, Adaptation, Determination, and Compassion. We embrace the ideals and meaning of each value; however, our engagement with our Wildcat community members is to lead with compassion. We support students, staff, faculty and families, at their heights of achievement, their most challenging situation, and everything in between.
Find resources and support no matter what kind of learner you are. From one-on-one tutoring to exam prep sessions to assistance for student-athletes, you’ll have plenty of options to ensure academic success.
The Think Tank
THINK TANK is dedicated to empowering UA students by providing a positive environment where they can master the skills needed to become successful lifelong learners.
Diversity & Inclusion
At the Department of Diversity and Inclusion, we seek to create the comprehensively engaged university with the expectation that everyone will make a contribution to inclusive excellence. Diversity and inclusiveness are core values for the University of Arizona and offer a competitive advantage in attracting faculty, staff, students and their partners. Moreover, diversity allows the institution to prepare students to be leaders in global contexts.
Scholarship Information & Resources Career Services
At the University of Arizona, Student Engagement & Career Development leads and coordinates our campus-wide commitment to foster career success for each student we admit, retain, and graduate. As students, families, and the public become increasingly interested in measures of the return on their investment in higher education, we commit to our mission to inspire and prepare all graduates to create lives of opportunity aligned with their purpose and values.