Health & Safety Alert: The City of Westfield’s risk level for the mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) illness has been elevated to high. In addition to sharing and encouraging individual precautions with the campus community, the University has rescheduled outdoor campus activities to avoid the hours between dusk and dawn, until further notice. More Information

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Office of Retention & Engagement

Westfield State is Committed to Your Success

The mission of The Office of Retention and Engagement (The O.R.E.) is to identify at-risk populations and to help get them connected to a support service.  Whether that support service is academic or non-academic, we aim to create a circle of care around our students to help support them in reaching their goals at Westfield State.  

The O.R.E does this by:

  • Encouraging faculty to complete progress surveys using our online retention software, WSU360, alerting our advising staff to students struggling during the term.
  • Outreach to students to assist them in registering for the next term.
  • Taking data from Institutional Research to help make decisions regarding the necessary strategies needed for our students to be successful.
  • Communicating to faculty about ways they can be engaging with students in the classrooms to encourage them to seek support from campus resources.