Office of Student Success and Retention

The Mission

The mission of the Office of Student Success and Retention is to provide total student development and support that enable students to be successful at Cumberland University. The Student Development Staff will provide guidance to ensure a smooth transition from high school to college for first-time freshmen, provide support programs for at-risk students and (through the utilization of all campus resources) supply opportunities for success for all CU students. Student Success and Retention also delivers Freshman Orientation to acclimate new freshmen immediately to the University.