Welcome to the Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences!

Our Mission

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The Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS) is an academic support unit within the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The goal of ODASIS is to increase the recruitment and academic success of underrepresented students, as well as educationally and economically disadvantaged students, who are interested in pursuing careers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professions. ODASIS intends to improve the percentage of underrepresented students entering the scientific fields by encouraging academic achievement in the sciences through unique and rigorous academic support. By cultivating the number, participation, and success of underrepresented and disadvantaged students who pursue scientific disciplines, ODASIS aims to minimize the achievement gap in professional education as well as create a highly qualified and diverse workforce.

ODASIS GRE Course Spring 2020:

This program is a structured, comprehensive, cost-effective way to excel on your GRE! The course meets in-person every Saturday beginning on January 25th, 2020 and concludes on Saturday, April 25th --the class meets from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in ARC.  There will be work that is completed autonomously online throughout the week. There will be no class during Spring Break. You must fill out the information below to be considered for the course.  We only have space for 80 students (so please apply quickly if interested).  The class is to prepare students who are planning on taking the test in May/June 2020.

If interested, please fill out this link: https://forms.gle/uAtzNZEoyAvQc531A


Congratulations to ODASIS student Adora Moneme, Rutgers Class of 2019 and UPENN Perelman School of Medicine Class of 2023, on being named as a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar! Click here to check out the article!


Check out the inspiring story of ODASIS student Hesbon Isaboke, Rutgers Class of 2019 and RWJMS Class of 2023, featured in an article in Rutgers Today


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