First and Second Year Experience

Jessica Nash


Academic Support Specialist

First Year Experience

Main Campus
Ambrose Hall, AH 317
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Jessica provides leadership for programs and initiatives that help first year students make a smooth transition to college and promote student success. Primary responsibilities are supporting and enhancing SAU's signature first year experiences, including Learning Communities, New Student Seminars, First Book, Welcome Week.

Jessica's office also actively collaborates with faculty, staff, and students to develop and implement new initiatives that will enrich First Year students' transition to college and persistence to graduation.