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SASS Mission

The mission of Student Academic Support Services (SASS) is to provide undergraduate students at Defiance College with resources and opportunities to improve their ability to learn and to achieve academic success. The SASS components of  First-Year Program, Learning Commons Services/SASS Studio, Conditional Advising Program, Success@DC, and Academic Advising Assistance for Undecided Students engage learners in developing effective strategies and skills for a successful transition to college and for academic success throughout their college career and beyond. By focusing on the needs of first-year students and offering academic support for all learners, SASS strives to increase the retention and graduation rate of students enrolled at Defiance College.

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Director of SASS

Lisa Crumit-Hancock
Defiance College
Pilgrim Library
Student Success Services
Room 216

Defiance College Pilgrim Library 201 College Pl. Defiance, OH 43512 (419) 783-2481