Achieve Academic Success with CASAS
As a residential student, you will have countless opportunities to learn and grow throughout your college degree program, and our College of Applied Studies and Academic Success (CASAS) is here to support you with tools and resources to help you thrive academically.
At CASAS, you’ll find supplemental study aids and advisors to help you excel in the classroom, while still giving you time and opportunities to enjoy Liberty’s many spiritual and social offerings. Advising services provide both peer and professional guidance to assist you in completing your degree. The Academic Success Center provides tutoring and writing assistance to get you on the right track.
Additionally, you can take the opportunity to gain marketable skills with technical studies and continuing education courses, save time and money with our 3+1 degree plans, and boost your scholarship potential with our award-winning Prepworks® ACT and SAT preparation courses.
Programs and Courses
Enhance the skills that are most important to you with CASAS. Check out some of our programs and course offerings below to see what’s right for your academic journey.
3+1 Degree Plans
Are you interested in earning your master’s degree after graduation? With our 3+1 degree plans, you can earn your undergraduate and graduate business degrees in just four years! Look at our most popular accelerated 3+1 degree options to get started.
With our continuing education courses, you can take specialized classes that will develop your professional and personal skills and give you credentials you may need in your future career. We have several exciting subjects you can study, including:
- American Sign Language
- Certified Kingdom Advisor (CKA)
- German Reading Proficiency
- Prepworks® ACT and SAT preparation courses
- Scuba Diving
Eagle Scholars Program
Are you a high-achieving student with a heart for leadership and a desire for personal development? Join our Eagle Scholars Program!
With this program, you will have the opportunity to develop your leadership skills in classes specifically designed to enhance these qualities, experience a trip or service project during each of your four semesters in the program, and enjoy the enriching community provided by the program.
At CASAS, we want you to be successful as a student and as a future professional in the workplace. We have several success courses designed to help you enhance your ability to be an accomplished individual, such as:
- College transition success
- Leadership skills
- Research skills
- Study strategies
- Technical Studies
Get your Associate of Applied Science in Technical Studies, use an area of technical studies in an interdisciplinary degree, minor in a trade, or choose elective courses in a trade to enhance your bachelor’s degree. These practical courses will give you the edge you need to succeed in any career you pursue. Choose from any of the following disciplines:
Our goal is to provide you with the relevant and helpful services you need to succeed as a student and throughout your professional life. Review our services below to see how you can benefit from CASAS throughout your academic journey.
Academic Peer Mentoring
Our trained peer mentors are current juniors, seniors, or graduate students at Liberty, and are here to meet with you to provide support and assistance. Here are some of the ways one of our Peer Mentors may help you:
- Setting customized and achievable goals
- Time management and organization
- College reading and studying
- Test-taking skills
- Coping with procrastination and stress
- Connecting with resources around campus
- Building positive habits for university life
Academic Success Center
International Student Center
At the C. Daniel Kim International Student Center (ISC), you can find help adjusting to life at Liberty and in the U.S. We support our international students and promote international culture through on-campus workshops and cultural events. Whether you need help with federal regulations or want to connect with other students, the International Student Center will help you feel at home.
As you prepare for class registration each semester, our professional advisors can assist you in making sure you are on the right track for graduation. They will personally meet with you to guide your academic decisions.
Student Advocate Office
The Student Advocate Office (SAO) is a one-stop-shop for helping you get your questions answered. We know that college can be challenging and your student advocates are here to help. Do you have questions about financial aid, housing, account holds and balances, personal issues, or roommate conflicts? SAO serves as a liaison on your behalf with other offices and departments. We also help clarify and explain University policies and procedures.
Our focus is to help you from your first day at Liberty all the way to graduation, whether that be through problem-solving, peer counseling, course withdrawals, financial aid, and scholarship help or just a helping hand and listening ear, we are here for you.
Visit us in CASAS, located on the first floor of DeMoss Hall Room 1100. SAO is open weekdays, except during Convocation.
Our testing services give you the flexibility you need to do your best in your classes, whether you need an exam read to you or to make one up due to illness.