5 Questions to Ask About Student Services in Online Programs

From career advising to library resources, student services are an essential component of higher education both in person and online, experts say.

“Online students are learning at a distance,” says Susan Aldridge, president of Drexel University Online. “Student services make a difference in whether these students can be successful or not.”

Drexel offers its online students ​career services, writing center resources and technical support, among other resources. But Drexel isn’t the only school adapting its student services to the digital landscape, as many others take similar steps to ensure online student success. More