In case you missed our SmartStart live sessions, we have provided links below to downloadable, captioned recording of our highlights. We hope these videos will help enrich your first semester at Catholic U!

To access these videos, please click on the link and download the video file. You will then be able to open the video and play them on your device.

Learning Specialists

Each incoming first-year student is assigned a Learning Specialist by DSS. The Learning Specialists are here to help you stay on track and develop skills to be successful in college. They are so excited to work with you! Watch their introductions below:

Caroline

Tram

Teal

Joey

Monica

Maheesha

Caroline

Danny

Student Ambassadors

Our DSS Student Ambassadors volunteer each year to help with Smart Start, in order to give incoming students unique perspectives on Catholic U and working with DSS. Hear about their experiences below:

Monica

Aislynn

Rose

Ben

Julie

Caroline

Peggy

Campus Partners

DSS works collaboratively with various offices across the university in order to make sure you are accommodated. Hear from some of the  other offices here:

Dietician

Department of Psychology

The School of Social Service

Tutoring Services and the Writing Center

Counseling Center

Dean of Students

Assistive Technology

Our technology specialists are here to help you utilize your accommodations in the most effective ways possible. Listen to their talk on e-text and note-taking tools here:

Assistive Technology Talk