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Freshman Academy

The Mission of the Freshman Academy is to provide freshman and freshman transfer students with the Academic Support Services necessary to successfully transition into post-secondary studies and to persist towards graduation, by ensuring that they have a solid foundation in academic responsibility and college preparedness.

  1. Ensure matriculation from one class level to the next through appropriate academic advisement and course placement
  2. Improve academic pursuits through the use of tutorial assistance.
  3. Enhance social engagement through interactions with faculty, staff and peer mentors.
  4. Will assist students with 31 or more credit hours with academic/financial aid probationary matters. This unit provides academic support (Academic Advising and Support Services) to first-time freshmen, continuing, and transfer students.


Contact Us

Freshman Academy
JF Drake LRC Room 110
Ala'Torya V. Cranford, Ph.D.
Executive Director
(256) 372-4427
Ms. Dawn Thompson
‚ÄčAdministrative Assistant