MONTHLY UPDATE

FEBRUARY 2019

 

ACADEMIC SUPPORT
Supplemental Instruction (SI) leaders hosted 1,807 unique students for 4,395 visits in February. Nearly one-fifth (18%) of students in SI-supported classes attended the sessions this month.

 

ACCESSIBILITY
Accessibility had 1,131 requests to proctor exams in February, a 40% increase from 808 requests in February 2018.

 

AUBURN CARES 
Auburn Cares received 123 referrals in February, a 31% increase from 94 referrals received in February 2018.

 

CAMPUS DINING 

Basketball concessions set a record during the UA vs. AU game, with sales of $35,099, the highest recorded sales number at an Auburn basketball game.

 

CAMPUS RECREATION 
Campus Recreation saw 100% participation in Emergency Action Plan training for new student hires in February 2019.

 

CAREER SERVICES & COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
Career Services had 545 student contacts for career development assistance in February, an 84% increase from 296 contacts in February 2018. 

 

ENROLLMENT OPERATIONS
Through prospective student communications via email, print and tele-counseling, Enrollment Operations made 182,232 contacts with high-school sophomores, juniors and seniors in February 2019.

 

FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE
Orientation partnered with nearly 50 departments, including 18 Student Affairs departments, to organize Tiger Transitions, a 172-page guidebook. Nearly 14,000 copies will be distributed to incoming freshmen, transfers and their families through Camp War Eagle (CWE) and Successfully Orienting Students (SOS) orientation sessions this year.

 

GREEK LIFE
450 students, alumni and community members attended the National Pan-Hellenic Council “Unity Yard Show” on February 7. This is the largest attendance on record for this program.

 

HEALTH PROMOTION & WELLNESS SERVICES
In August 2018, HPWS changed the intake process for nutrition appointments to eliminate barriers preventing individuals from seeing a registered dietician face-to-face. During the past seven months, this change has resulted in a decrease of 68 canceled appointments in comparison to last academic year, allowing staff over 80 additional direct services hours for students.

 

MEDIA & MARKETING
The Auburn Circle collected 311 student submissions this semester, an 8% increase from 289 submissions in spring 2018.

 

MEDICAL CLINIC
The Medical Clinic had 4,826 patient visits for February, a 7% increase compared to February 2018.

 

PARENT & FAMILY PROGRAMS
Parent & Family Programs and First Year Experience hosted a Navigate Webinar series in partnership with Campus Safety & Security and the Auburn Police Department on February 25. The webinar had over 1,200 views.

 

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Safety & Health staff conducted inspections on door alarms at all exterior door locations in 32 residence halls, 248 batteries that control building access at entry doors in 32 residence halls and 790 fire extinguishers in 32 residence halls. Additionally, staff inspected all of Village Dining, Wellness Kitchen and all Property Management vehicles.

 

STUDENT CENTER 
The Student Center had 1,066 reservations in February, a 2% increase from 1,043 reservations in February 2018.

 

STUDENT CONDUCT
From August 2018 to February 2019, Student Conduct trained 36 students, faculty and staff to serve as third-party investigators. This is a 29% increase in trainees from the same period of time in 2017-2018.

 

STUDENT COUNSELING & PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
967 unique students were seen at SCPS during February, a 19% increase from 812 students seen in February 2018.

 

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT
11,405 students voted in the Student Government Association’s spring 2019 elections, a 2% increase in voter turnout from spring 2018.

 

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS
More than 500 prospective students visited campus for TALONS (Talented Academic Leaders Outstanding National Scholars) Day.

 

UNIVERSITY HOUSING
University Housing had 4,467 new housing applications for the 2019-2020 academic year, a 23% increase from 3,621 applications for the 2018-2019 academic year.

 

UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarship applications from incoming and current students increased from 15,581 for 2018-2019 to 15,714 for 2019-2020.

 

VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER
Five 2019-2020 student veteran recipients were awarded the Veterans Success Program Scholarship, which includes $5,000, an assigned major-specific veteran staff mentor and participation in a professional training program.

 

Last modified: 03/25/2019