The Strayer Experience
Success Is a Team Sport. Meet Your Coach.
Our Support Leads to Your Success.
FAMILY. PEERS. PROFESSORS. YOU.
A lot of people play a role in your educational success. But at Strayer, you have a unique addition to your team: Your Success Coach. Your Success Coach is your main point of contact, pushing you, supporting you and celebrating with you throughout your education.
Your Success Coach can:
- Guide you through enrollment and class registration
- Show you how to use our online education tool, iCampus
- Help you set educational, career, and life goals
- Connect you to technical resources, if necessary
- Tell you what to expect throughout your first quarter
- Evaluate your progress to measure your goals and set new ones
- Connect you with tutors for further support
- Provide encouragement and advice
Your Success Coach can:
- Provide all the same supports available to undergrads, plus:
- Help you set a path to advance from your current position to a new one
- Identify the certifications, courses or additional credentials that can help spur your career forward
- Keep you aware of networking and job opportunities
- Connect you to valuable career resources
WHAT SETS STRAYER APART?
FLEXIBILITY. IT'S IN OUR DNA.
Strayer University has been successfully educating working adults since 1892. Through the years we've grown to become a respected national university with more than 100,000 graduates. Today Strayer students benefit from high-demand programs in the fastest-growing fields. Our skillful faculty members and supportive Success Coaches set the stage for career advancement.
Everyone needs a little help sometimes. And getting the right support can make a huge difference in your success. At Strayer, we provide support in a number of areas so you never feel like you're on your own.
Our guidance begins with our Strong Start program. It walks you step-by-step through signing up for courses, getting your books and more. If you ever find yourself needing extra help, we offer a wide range of tutoring options, from self-guided to face-to-face.
We understand that it’s critical for you to access your courses and tools when you need to. Our technical support is available 24 hours a day.
From finding financial aid sources to managing your personal finances, we can help you navigate the your expenses with self-help videos and in-person support. Learn More.
Sometimes, the unexpected can interrupt your best-made plans. We can connect you to trained clinicians, who are there to listen and to help with everything from stress to depression to family emergencies.
Message from the President.
Brian W. Jones
President, Strayer University
As Strayer University’s academic visionary, Brian W. Jones sets the agenda for delivering a rigorous, innovative and quality education that helps adult learners compete in today’s global economy.
With a long and distinguished career in education, Brian served in a number of senior higher education roles before joining Strayer University as general counsel in 2012 and being appointed as interim president in 2015.
Prior to joining the University, Brian co-founded and served as president of Latimer Education, Inc., an early stage venture-backed company partnering with an historically black college to provide high quality online postsecondary education solutions to African American working adults; was senior counsel to the Washington, D.C. law firm of Dow Lohnes PLLC (now Cooley LLC), where he advised education companies, investors and institutions; and served as the U.S. Department of Education’s general counsel, a Senate-confirmed presidential appointment, among other roles. As general counsel, he was the fourth-ranking officer of the Department and served as principal adviser to U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige on all legal matters affecting Department programs and activities.
Brian currently serves on the board of directors of College Loan Corporation and chairs the board of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, a Washington, D.C.-based association that represents the interests of charter school stakeholders nationally and at the state level. He also previously served as chair of the D.C. Public Charter School Board (PCSB).
Brian earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in finance from Georgetown University and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law.