Academic Success Resources

Being a student can be tough when you do not know the appropriate resources available to you to succeed. Below is information on study skills, academic probation, and academic suspension. 

Study Skills

It is important to have a strong foundation when it comes to study skills in order to be successful in college. It is important to understand:
  • Time Management
  • Test Taking Strategies
  • Note Taking

Academic Probation

Student will be placed on academic probation if their GPAs fall below a 2.0. There is important tips for students on academic probation to be successful and help return to good academic standing.

Academic Suspension

Suspension happens when a students cumulative GPA and subsequent term GPA have both dropped below a 2.0, students are subject to the following three restrictions:
  1. Cancellation of enrollment in the next term
  2. Cancellation of university housing in the next term
  3. Unable to enroll into any NAU courses. 
Students must file an appeal in order to return to NAU after suspension. 



Pre-Law advisors are available to help students through the entire process of applying to law school. They will talk to you about:
  • Whether law school is right for you
  • Preparing for law school
  • Choosing a law school
  • Applying to law school
  • Important workshops such as LSAT prep



Premedical advisors are here to support students who are planning to enter a variety of professional programs in the healthcare fields. They will talk to you about:
  • Medical Professions
  • Preparing for med school
  • Prerequisites
  • Important workshops pertaining to researching schools, entrance exams, etc