Engineering Student Success

Supporting your opportunity to excel in and out of the classroom

Engineering Student Success is a strategic objective to support your academic performance and career development at the Batten College of Engineering & Technology. We have created a portfolio of programs designed to ensure all engineering students have the opportunity to excel both inside and outside of the classroom. These programs are offered before and during enrollment, as well as after you complete your degree.

Undergraduate Advising

View resources for Undergraduate advising. Meet your advisor, schedule appointments, and find advising options.

Academic Support

From tutoring to counseling to research opportunities, explore the many resources in place to support the academic success of undergraduate and graduate engineering students.

Diversity, Inclusion & Equity at BCET

Dive into our inclusive and empowering DEI Student Hub, where diversity is celebrated and every voice matters. Explore resources, engage in meaningful conversations, and join a vibrant community committed to fostering a campus environment that values and respects all identities.
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The Summit Peer Mentoring for African-Americans 

The Summit Peer Mentoring Program is a program focused on the retention and increase the graduation rate of African and African-American STEM students. The program provides social and academic support to students transitioning to the university, as well as, students in STEM degree programs. To join the SUMMIT, please contact Dr. Muchiri at



Women Excelling in Engineering

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Batten College of Engineering & Technology is committed to helping our future and current female students excel in their engineering education and profession. Events provide opportunities for admitted students to speak with current engineering students to understand how to navigate their undergraduate journey. Participants have the opportunity to:

  • Learn from successful female ODU alums and industry leaders
  • Explore engineering pathways and careers through engaging panel discussions
  • Acquire valuable advice for choosing the right academic path
  • Discover how leadership skills can help build future success