Mission, Vision & Values

Mission Statement

The ACCESS Program at FAU utilizes a holistic approach in assisting students in their first and second year, providing individually tailored support by way of academic coaching/advising, career counseling, academic support programs and faculty mentorship. By establishing a positive environment, we will provide students with the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to progress toward degree completion.


The ACCESS program at Florida Atlantic University aspires to establish a partnership with students that will enrich their educational experience and empower them to develop meaningful educational, career, and life goals.


  • Promote academic success for first and second-year students
  • Increase student engagement
  • Empower students to become self directed learners
  • Make decisions that are grounded in Student Development Theory
  • Respect and value diverse life challenges, creating an environment that is inclusive of all
  • Increase first to second and second to third-year retention rates
  • Adhere to the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) core values

 Last Modified 4/30/15