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Office for the Academic Experience

Mission Statement

The Office for the Academic Experience provides students with educationally purposeful opportunities that lead to deep learning, integrated social and intellectual development, and engagement with local and global communities.


  1. To promote student engagement in transformative learning experiences both in and out of the classroom.
  2. To assure student success in ways that challenge all students to overcome obstacles in order to do their best work.

Departments that report directly to the Associate Vice President for the Academic Experience, Lynne E. Ford, include:


Students share Mentoring Techniques at National Conference
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:16 am
In October 2014, seven College of Charleston students and Jennifer Bradley,   the Assistant Director of the Center for Excellence in Peer Education (CEPE), attended the Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) National Mentoring Symposium.  These seven students serve as Team Leaders to the over 80 First Year Experience Peer Facilitators (PFs).   Team Leaders are seniors and […]
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