Improving Student Success

In the Fall 2023, The University of Olivet received funding through two grants focused on improving student success measures for our undergraduate students.

  • Title III - Strengthening Institutions Program - 2023-2028 - Total award $2,242,825
    • Project Title: Reinvigorating the Undergraduate Experience and Student Success Plan (RUESSP)
    • Project Director: Dr. KayDee Perry, Associate Provost for Student Development


      • Activity Director 1: Focused on aligning and enhancing technology for data usage
        • Suresh Acharya, Assistant Vice President for Technology and Auxiliary Services
      • Activity Director 2: Focused on developing and implementing student success programming
        • Marjorie Newman, Director of Student Transitions and Academic Success

First-Year Success Navigators

Interact with Clyde, the Chatbot

Our Chatbot, Clyde, is texting our undergraduate students. Recent data shows that students who engage with our Chatbot are more likely to persist at UOlivet: Our Chatbot helps us help you!


If you haven’t received a message, please email Dr. KayDee Perry or Click here (Student only - Login Required) from your UOlivet account to update your phone number.”


Hello The University of Olivet Faculty and Staff,


We are excited to announce the University of Olivet Mobile App is available and ready for download at Apple App Store and Google Play Store.  The app is available on both I-phone (iOS) and android devices. Use your mobile device and click on one of the links below to download the app to your device.


iOSclick Here


AndroidClick Here


Would you please help us encourage the students to download the app and use it to attend the latest events occurring on campus?


If you would like to add events to the app, please send me an email, and we can work together regarding this matter.


If you have any questions, please get in touch with me.


Thank you,


Daniel Hayes '21 (he,him,his)

Coordinator of Recreational Programs

Assistant Hall Director


Cell: (269) 243-8157


University of Olivet




Student Information

Information updates for students

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Check out this list for what you can bring to campus for your dorm room.  Have questions?

Please contact Jake Schuler, Assistant Dean of Student Engagement at


This document list the items that are not allowed in student dorm rooms.  Any questions?  Contact Jake Schuler at



Student Handbook


All students are expected to behave in a manner consistent with The Compact and are responsible for following the procedures and policies contained in the Student Handbook.


Student Complaint

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Student Complaint Form

Please refer to the Student Handbook before filling out this form, specifically pages 56 – 57, Complaint Reporting. This form is to be used to submit a formal complaint students have been unable to satisfactorily resolve with other students, staff, faculty, or others involved. Please complete all of the sections below so your complaint is directed to the proper college officials and or department. Complaints may be submitted anonymously at or on this form. However, unless you include your contact information, Olivet College will be unable to fully investigate your complaint or respond back to you regarding the subject matter.

Student Life Department