Ottawa University

The services provided by the Adawe LifePlan Center sets Ottawa University apart from other colleges and universities by providing a success coach for every student. The Centers mission is to provide a holistic experience for all students through resources,programming, and services that foster lives of liberated inquiry, enlightened faith, exemplary service, inspired leadership, and personal significance. Included in the resources and services are collaborative academic advising, career exploration and development, experiential and service learning opportunities, and peer tutoring. Through collaboration with other faculty and staff, the Adawe advisors are able to provide scaffolding and resources necessary to assist new students with the transition to college and the navigation of the college environment. The Adawe LifePlan Centers work is based upon student development theory and is focused collaborative academic advising, resource referral, life coaching, and mentoring in order to provide meaningful student experiences. One way in which this is accomplished is through the unique tool of the LifePlan Narrative. This is an individualized, holistic plan developed by each student that encompasses all areas of students lives including academics, identity, relationships, health and wellness, career and lifestyle, and enlightened faith. Through ongoing thought and meaninful dialogue with the Adawe advisor, the student creates a personal plan that serves as a guide throughout their college years and into the future.

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Private, Coed 1865 American Baptist Semester $14.3 million + 1001 S. Cedar Street, Ottawa, KS 66067 (785) 242-5200
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45 100.0 Kansas Ottawa 1117