About and Scope


The Journal of the National Organization for Student Success (J-NOSS) is the flagship peer-reviewed journal of the National Organization for Student Success (NOSS). Its mission is to publish scholarly works of interest related to the broad field of student success, including, but not limited to, general articles, research and case studies, position statements, and book reviews on significant or scholarly books related to the field of student success. We are proud to be a fully open access publication. Authors do not need to be members of NOSS to submit a manuscript, but we encourage you to consider joining NOSS to take advantage of the many benefits and resources available to members.


All areas and topics related to student success are welcome in the J-NOSS, including, but not limited to: 

  • Administrative issues

  • Advising and counseling

  • Artificial intelligence within education

  • Curriculum and instruction

  • Developmental education, coursework, and/or reform

  • Distance, online, hybrid, and/or HyFlex teaching and learning

  • Diversity, equity, inclusion, access, belonging, and social justice

  • Dual enrollment

  • Education reform and legislative issues

  • Education theory

  • Faculty/staff perspectives

  • First year experience

  • K-12 perspectives and/or partnerships

  • Leadership within education

  • Program development, administration, and evaluation

  • Retention

  • Student perspectives

  • Student services

  • Student success initiatives 

  • Teaching and learning

  • Technology within education

  • Trends in student success and/or education

  • Tutoring and peer-assisted learning

General Information

We employ a rolling submissions process. Each submission will go through a double-blind peer review to ensure a high quality standard of work for
J-NOSS. Please read our submission guidelines and review process.

For a non-refereed publication option, we encourage you to submit to NOSS’s Practitioner to Practitioner

Authorship is not limited to faculty, but is open to staff, administrators, graduate students, or others who study or are otherwise involved with student success. We strongly encourage both experienced authors and newer authors to submit their work. The J-NOSS editor and editorial board are committed to working with newer authors to help them develop their craft and contribution potential to the field of student success. 

Authors should not submit manuscripts that have been submitted or published elsewhere. 

J-NOSS is published in English. Articles written in languages other than English will not be considered at this time. 

Articles in J-NOSS represent the view(s) of the author(s) and not necessarily the views of the editor, editorial board, or the National Organization for Student Success. Authors take full responsibility for the facts and opinions that appear in their articles.