Student Success & Retention Innovation

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 A Center, Advising Resource Center (ARC), C.A.T.S. Academics, SALT Center, THINK TANK, and TRiO ASEM Scholars Program.

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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.

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.

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.

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.


ASEMS fosters a culture of inclusive excellence at the University of Arizona by empowering STEM students with the tools necessary to succeed while recognizing their unique backgrounds and assets.