Even the most outstanding students sometimes run into unexpected difficulties during their college experience. The Academic Success Center connects students with the resources they need in order to thrive at the University of Providence.  Whatever college life throws your way, we are here to help!

We are a conduit between students, faculty, and staff, and we refer students to the right resources for them. Your counselors at the ASC will help you establish study plans, keep you on track for graduation, assist with sports eligibility, and keep you in good academic standing.  We teach you the skills you need to be successful and help you navigate any roadblocks that might appear. We love to visit with students, so please feel free to stop in and say hello!
Things we can help you with:

  • Stress management
  • Time management
  • Test Anxiety
  • Goal Setting
  • Transitioning from high school or another college/university
  • Campus referrals
  • Developing good study habits

Your Academic Success Counselors:

Twila Croft has worn many hats during her time at University of Providence. She generally works with veterans, commuters, transfers, non-traditional students, and upperclassmen. She is also the contact person for athletes from the Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Rodeo, Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey.
Contact:    791-5988

Hayley Harned works with freshmen students and athletes from the Golf,  Softball, E-Sports, Cross Country and Track, Spirit Squad teams.
Contact:   791-5986

Ellen Boland works with freshmen and athletes from the Men’s and Women’s Wrestling, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, and Women’s Volleyball teams.
Contact:    791-5987

Helpful Resources:

Visit the following page for information about career planning, preparing for school, paying for school, and other financial information.


Academic Alerts:

Fill out and submit the Academic Alert (Early Warning) form below for each student about whom you have an academic concern.

Academic Alert Portal


If you have any issues submitting an academic alert or accessing the academic alert portal, please email


RENEW Wellness Center

A new addition to the Academic Success Center! The RENEW Wellness Center is committed to provide high quality counseling and wellness services to help our community achieve their highest potential and discover total wellness.
Barb Nelson- Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Stacy Peterson- Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Mick- Therapy Dog
Ryan Rominger- Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor- Practitioner in Training
Contact us at 406-453-WELL (9355)