At Marywood University, we believe a thoughtful approach is important to selecting an academic program of study. For this reason, the University has developed the FOCUS program - Finding Opportunities and Careers in Undergraduate Studies.
The FOCUS program has three equally important components which are all designed to help you make an informed decision about your choice of academic program.
1. Academic Advising
Specially trained advisors work with the unique needs of FOCUS students by preparing
individualized advising plans.
2. University 100
In close collaboration with the Office of Career Services, special sections of this required
freshman course are designed for FOCUS students.
3. Peer Mentoring
Through a mentoring program, upperclassmen help acclimate FOCUS students to university life.
Peers serve as a resource to students by answering questions, referring them to services, or just by
If you are unsure of your academic and career direction, Marywood University will provide you with helpful resources through the FOCUS program and the Office of Retention and Advising in order to help you find your way and succeed.