Student Retention Services (SRS) fosters an environment of accountability, support, and achievement that challenges students, faculty, and staff to become active agents and advocates for student persistence and degree completion.    

Our commitment is to:

Collaboration and cooperation with academic departments, instructional faculty, institutional support services, and students in efforts that increase academic success among undergraduate students at UMSL.

Increasing opportunities for student success through guidance, out-of-class support, personalized assistance, and access to programs and services that provide specialized training to develop success-centered attitudes and behaviors. 

Achieving results through active intervention, academic planning, and increased interaction with students, faculty, and staff.


  • Accountability
    • The belief that we have an expectation for our students to be successful and that SRS is committed to keeping stakeholders (students, faculty, and staff) connected to creating opportunities for student success at UMSL!
  • Support
    • The belief that we are committed to offering programs and services that are aimed at supporting students who face academic challenges that may impede their ability to complete their undergraduate studies at UMSL!
  • Achievement
    • The belief that with a personal commitment to success and the assistance of our highly qualified, professional SRS staff, every student can achieve their personal and academic goals at UMSL!

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