Academic Advising Office

PLNU's outstanding undergraduate  programs have a long tradition of academic  and co-curricular excellence. Our faculty and staff include experts and industry leaders in a variety of  disciplines.  By emphasizing critical thinking, practical knowledge, and real world experience, classes and support services at PLNU prepare students to be dynamic leaders. New students are encouraged prepare for entrance into the university by visiting the New Student Registration and Academic Advising webpages.

Student Success and Wellness

Student Success and Wellness exists to provide a seamless continuum of programs and services that support each students academic achievement and holistic growth.  In addition to counseling, disability support, health, nutritional and tutorial services, Student Success and Wellness Academic Advising services offers Undeclared students personalized advising and guidance toward the development of meaningful academic plans that are consistent with the students educational, career, spiritual and personal goals.   

L.E.A.P. (Learning Experiences for Academic Progress) Program

LEAP provides a selected number of incoming freshmen with a year of cultural activities, structured academic programming, and on-campus support services in order to maintain academic success, increase retention, and attain a degree. Personalized advising is provided through the Student Success and Wellness Undeclared Academic Advising Office.

Disability Resource Center (DRC)

The Disability Resource Center is the point of contact for individuals with physical / learning / psychological disabilities.  The DRC ensures compliance with federal regulations for access and accommodation for undergraduate students with disabilities to all curricular and co-curricular opportunities offered by the university through collaboration with faculty and staff.

Tutorial Services

Providing academic enrichment resources to assist students as they manage the demands of course requirements, the PLNU Tutorial Center offers free peer tutoring, review sessions, paper editing, study strategies, organization skills and more, for over 100 undergraduate subjects.

Student Success and Wellness

Academic Support Team

Kimberly J. Bogan, Psy.D.
Associate Dean, Student Success and Wellness

Nichole Hope-Moore, MAED
Director, Disability Resource Center and Tutorial Services

Danielle Brown-Friberg, MA
Student Development LEAP Liasion/Academic Advisor

Bryson Hibbitts
Academic Support Program Coordinator


Debbie Hickman
Student Success & Wellness Assistant