About the Division of Student Success

The Division of Student Success is for all students and is your home for academic resources at UT Arlington. Let us support your academic success!


Our values are at the core of what we do and why we do it. We care. We empower. We take ownership. We are committed to living out these values on a daily basis.


As a Maverick, you’re never alone in your journey toward your dreams. The Division of Student Success is here to help you plan your path to graduation, assist you with your studies, and connect you to the resources proven to help you succeed. Let us show you how we can help!




Dr. Ashley Purgason is a Maverick through and through, having received her BS and MS from UTA. Dr. Purgason is a toxicologist by training and received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch. She is also a former member of the UTA Women's basketball team. She leads a unit of professional staff in a variety of activities designed to meet student academic needs from registration to graduation.

Your Success Story is Next

At UTA, success is found all over campus. Your story could be next.

Meet Juana -

Juana Escobedo Bermudez

"Follow your instincts which encourages you to become who you are."

See Juana's Story

Meet Hayden -

Hayden Roney

"UTSI helped me feel like I was helping students who needed it most."

See Hayden's Story

Meet Idararosa -

Idararosa Ekong

"I chose to attend UTA as a Terry Scholar to be surrounded by peers like me who aim to make their marks on the college community and the world"

Idararosa's Story

Meet Matthew -

Matthew McCurdy

"TRIO offered more than help with my academics. It was a safe place to go."

Matthew's story

Meet Adriana -

Adriana Amaya

See Adriana's Story
In the Division of Student Success, we strive to make every experience a great one for our students and other stakeholders. If for some reason your experience was not what you expected or you would like to make a complaint, we would like to know about it. Please complete this brief form so that we can address your needs.