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Commitment to Academic Excellence

Tiger PAWS supports the academic progress of the student-athlete toward intellectual development and graduation.  The Center for Athletic Academic Services (CAAS) plays a key role in the four year development plan. 

    The CAAS staff work closely with the student-athletes to provide the following elements and activities to ensure academic success and completion of the Student-Development Program:

Key Elements

  • Academic Preparation

  • Educational Plans (commitment to major through formal declaration)

  • Help narrow and define a career plan

  • Finalize graduation timeline

  • Academic Counseling, Mentoring, Advising

  • Academic Awards


  • CAT - Summer Program for Freshman

  • Orientation - Freshman & Transfer Students

  • ACAD 1100: Introduction to the University - Freshman & Transfer Students

  • Weekly Meetings with Advisors

  • Major Declaration

  • UNIV 4380 - Course for Career Development

For more information and other aspects of the Center for Athletic Academic Services, please visit their website:

CAAS Website

Student Athlete Handbook

Tiger PAWS Homepage

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Last Updated: 9/27/14