Adelphi’s Office of Academic Services and Retention welcomes you.

Congratulations on your decision to attend Adelphi University and taking the next step towards a brighter future through a college education. As you begin this vital part of your academic career, you are surely filled with excitement as well as some trepidation. This book, Academic Adelphi, is designed to guide you through your first year as well as serve as a tool throughout your entire study at Adelphi University. The information here will provide answers to many of your questions such as “What is academic advising?” and “How do I know what courses to take?” Valuable resources are also provided so that you know where to go for further guidance regarding your academics.

Academic Adelphi is a yearly publication from the Office of Academic Services and Retention at Adelphi University. The Office of Academic Services and Retention is dedicated to helping each student realize his or her full potential. Members of the Office of Academic Services and Retention provide students with academic advisement and work closely with faculty advisors. The individual needs of each student, including academic, personal and career goals, are considered in the advisement process. The Office of Academic Services and Retention also works with the Office of New Student Orientation and the First-Year Experience Committee to ensure the smooth transition of freshmen to academic and university life.

The Office of Academic Services and Retention sponsors and coordinates independent undergraduate research projects with Adelphi faculty members. Some of these projects are nominated for presentation at local as well as national conferences.

The Office of Academic Services and Retention encourages all students to use the services of the Writing Center, Learning Center, and Center for Career Development.


For further information, please contact:

Office of Academic Services and Retention
Nexus Building, Room 145
p – 516.877.3150

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