Student Success & Retention Innovation

Thrive Center is part of the Student Success & Retention Innovation (SSRI) unit which supports the success of all undergraduate students at the University of Arizona. SSRI increases retention and graduation rates through strengths-based programming, evidence-based practices, and robust assessment. SSRI serves as a leader in public higher education for student success and degree completion. Our sister offices include the Advising Resource Center (ARC), C.A.T.S. Academics,  SALT Center, THINK TANK and the Transfer Student Center. Learn more about SSRI.


THINK TANK is dedicated to empowering UA students by providing a positive environment where they can master the skills needed to become successful lifelong learners.

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SALT Center

The SALT Center supports students with learning and attention challenges to succeed in higher education. Through the provision of comprehensive academic support services, the SALT Center encourages student engagement, self-awareness, and growth.

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C.A.T.S. Academics

C.A.T.S. Academics provides customized services to student-athletes for them to achieve academic success. Academic Counselors and Learning Specialists guide a student-athlete in selecting the services that highlight their academic strengths and improve their academic weaknesses. Graduation and personal growth steer C.A.T.S. Academics in services that are offered.

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Advising Resource Center

The Advising Resource Center (ARC) is committed to providing accurate and thorough information to students that will increase access to academic advising, counseling and many other student services.

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Transfer Student Center

The Transfer Student Center lounge is located in the Student Union Memorial Center Suite 402 and provides a space for current and prospective transfer students to connect, relax, study and engage with the Wildcat community.  

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