The Office of Undergraduate Studies strives to provide a wide range of programs and services to assist Auburn’s undergraduates. Below is a listing of the Directors for the OUS units – feel free to contact anyone of them if you need assistance or want to learn more about their unit. Click here to view the staffing directory for the Office of Undergraduate staff.
The Honors College offers high-achieving Auburn students the advantages of a small school or college in the context of a large university. It is designed for motivated students capable of advanced work and provides a unique opportunity for academic excellence. These students may be enrolled in any college or school of the University that has undergraduate programs or offerings.Honors College website
The Interdisciplinary Studies Undergraduate Degree Program allows students to create new interdisciplinary programs of study that lead to a Bachelor of Science degree. Students can draw from the many different areas of study available to create a degree not otherwise available.Interdisciplinary Studies website
The First Year Experience Office is committed to providing academic and retention programs to incoming freshmen and other first-year students that promote intellectual and social development leading to personal and academic success. Coordinated programming is also offered for parents.FYE website
The Auburn University Career Center provides services and resources to help students choose an appropriate major that aligns with their academic abilities, interests, and skills; develop a personal career plan; learn job search skills; and find employment. Career counselors and advisors work with students through the career development process by utilizing interest and personality inventories, career resources and job search tools to help students learn how to maximize their academic and career options through the development of a tailored career plan.Career Center website
Academic Sustainability Programs offers an interdisciplinary Minor in Sustainability Studies, provides support to faculty to incorporate sustainability into courses across the curriculum and promotes collaborative research projects on all aspects of sustainability by students and faculty. In addition, we coordinate with the Office of Sustainability and Facilities Management to enhance the use of campus operations as examples and projects in courses and research, as well use research and teaching activities to inform and support the development of sustainable operations on campus.
Academic Sustainability website
The Cooperative Education (Co-Op) Program provides students with the opportunity to gain at least one year of practical work experience in industry, business, or government. These professional employment positions are paid, full-time, and are closely aligned with the student’s academic program.Co-Op website
Dana earned her M.Ed. from the University of South Carolina in Higher Education and Student Affairs and her B.S. in Elementary and Early Education from Millersville University of Pennsylvania. She comes to Auburn’s Office of Academic Support with almost 10 years of experience working directly with academic support and peer learning programs. Throughout her career in higher education, Dana has worked at North Carolina State University’s Tutorial Center where she managed the peer tutors as the Tutor Coordinator; Georgia Institute of Technology as Assistant Director in the Center for Academic Success where she expanded Peer Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction programs, and most recently at the University of South Carolina as Assistant Director in the Student Success Center where she grew and redesigned the peer leader experience. In her free time, Dana enjoys spending time with her dogs, running half marathons, and watching sports.Academic Support website
The Exploratory Advising Center assists new freshmen in the Exploratory Major and upperclassman navigating a major change with finding the right major for them. Cross-trained advisors and our own career counselor in the center work collaboratively with students to assist them in finding their academic path that most closely meets their academic aptitudes and interests as well as their long-term goals.Exploratory Advising Center website
Major Steele is the Professor of Military Science for Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (AROTC) at Auburn University. She serves as head of the university’s Military Science department; instructs seniors on leadership, team building, management, and Army history; supervises twelve faculty and staff members; and has overall responsibility for training and mentoring more than 140 students preparing to become Army officers.Army ROTC website
Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey H. Welborn is the Professor of Aerospace Studies and Commander of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 005 at Auburn University. He serves as head of the university’s Aerospace Studies department, instructs senior and s
ophomore courses on national security affairs and airpower history, supervises five faculty and staff members, and has overall responsibility for training and mentoring more than 120 students preparing to become Air Force officers.
The Undergraduate Research office promotes active learning, creative thinking and research training for Auburn University undergraduate students through a network of complementary activities that foster inquiry and discovery by both students and faculty across all disciplines. The office oversees the competitive Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, the Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Forum, and the Auburn University Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship (AUJUS).Undergraduate Research website