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If you can’t make it to a live session, watch an on-demand information session instead. We offer sessions on a variety of topics to help you prepare to be a Strayer University student.
This session will cover how students who use Title IV financial aid are supported at Strayer University. Topics pertaining to completing the FAFSA application, types of Title IV aid students are eligible for at Strayer and resources devoted to assisting students are covered.Select this session
Our international student services team will discuss the top need to know questions about our admissions process for international students.Select this session
This session will cover FAQs about transfer credits. Learn about the difference between official and unofficial transcripts, ways to obtain your transcripts, and the evaluation process. You will end this session with an understanding of how to request your transcripts so that Strayer University can evaluate them, see how the evaluation process works, and how transferring in prior credit will help you get even closer to your degree.Select this session
This session will cover alternative ways to earn course credits outside of transferring credits from your prior school. Learn about the different offers and how to identify which option(s) are the best fit for you. At the conclusion of this session you will have a better understanding of the alternative credit options available, how each option works, how to prepare and how to get started for earning credit toward a Strayer degree.Select this session
We’re taking you on a virtual tour of Strayer University. Learn more about Strayer University’s history and accreditation, degree and program offerings, flexibility with classes (online and on campus), military scholarships and veteran benefits. We want you to get the most credit out of your military experience and/or prior college coursework. Let us help you determine if Strayer Univerisity is the right fit for your education.Select this session
Gain a better understanding of what it’s like to learn at Strayer University. You’ll hear insights from admissions and academic staff about our online and on-campus degree programs, the community, and support services. Plus learn about the options you have to finance and pay for your degree.Select this session
At our information sessions, admissions and academics staff offer their insights about Strayer University’s degree programs, community, and student support services. This is followed by a discussion with current students and alumni. There will also be a chance to have your individual questions answered live by our experts.
Campus Director, Newport News Campus
Dean of Students
Associate Vice Provost
Associate Director, Student Financial Services
Colette Reid is the Campus Director at the Newport News campus in Virginia. A member of Strayer University’s commencement committee, Colette has a passion for seeing students walk across the stage at commencement ceremonies. She earned her BBA from Strayer University and is pursuing her Executive MBA with the Jack Welch Management Institute.
Dr. Christy Karnes is the Dean of Students at Strayer University, where she also manages the Office of Student Affairs. Prior to this role, she served as Regional Vice Provost, Dean of Faculty Communications and Development, a Campus Dean in three different states, and a Premier Faculty member. Christy holds a Ph.D. in English and a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Miami University, as well as a BA and MA in English from Xavier University.
Dr. Ann Pohira-Vieth is the Associate Vice Provost for Strayer University’s Florida campuses, where she oversees all of the area’s campus deans. Prior to holding this position, she was a business adjunct professor, a campus dean, a campus director, and a certified military admissions officer. During her 20 years of experience, Ann has worked with veteran students, new students, academic advising and transfer credit evaluation.
As an Associate Director of Student Financial Services, Rolando “Tito” Melendez helps ensure Strayer University continually improves on every student’s financial experience. Previously, Tito packaged grants and loans for students as a Title IV Financial Aid Administrator and oversaw the student advisement of tuition payment methods as a Business Office Manager.