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Golden Hurricane Student Services Program

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Golden Hurricane Student Services aims to promote student-athlete academic achievement, community responsibility, and personal accountability.

Student-athletes at The University of Tulsa receive academic support through the Golden Hurricane Student Services. The programs and services include:

  • Academic Coordinating - Monitor academic progress and maintain communication with University faculty regarding assigned student-athletes.
  • Assessments - Student-athletes are required to take an assessment test that measures reading and writing skills.
  • Enhanced Academic Support - A clean, quiet and equipped environment that offers structure, support, and supervision that allows for productive learning. Required hours are based on cumulative grade point average.
  • Tutoring - Content tutors that provide student-athletes assistance beyond what they receive in the classroom.
  • Summer HAAS - A summer bridge program that assist new students (freshmen and transfer) with their transition to college and The University of Tulsa.
  • HAAS - Assists freshmen and transfer students with their transition to college and The University of Tulsa through the use of workshops and speakers.
    • Student-Athlete Affairs
    • Personal Development
    • Career Development
    • Community Outreach
    • TU SAAC

Location and hours of operation

  • Case Athletic Complex (Third Floor)
  • Monday-Thursday 8:00am-9:00pm
  • Friday 8:00-5:00pm,
  • Sunday 6:00pm-10:00pm

Our Team

Melissa Dawson - Associate Athletics Director/Student Services
Sport Responsibilities: Football, M&W Tennis, Volleyball

Schnea Nealy - Sr. Academic Coordinator/ Director of Student-Athlete Development
Sport Responsibilities: M&W Basketball & Rowing

Jaysen Spencer - Academic Coordinator
Sport Responsibilities: M&W Soccer, Softball, M/W Track & Field/Cross Country

Michael Britton - Academic Coordinator/Tutor Coordinator
Sport Responsibilities: Football & M/W Golf

Dannie Mcguire - Department Assistant

Erica Dean - Graduate Assistant
Blaine Gonsalves - Graduate Assistant
Kelsey Hancock - Graduate Assistant