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Programs and Services

The Academic Success Center offers a variety of academic support programs and services, including:

Academic Success Coaching

Academic Success Coaching is available for students who want ongoing support in the pursuit of BIG GOALS! Whether it’s committing to the ongoing improvement of academic skills, aspiring to attend graduate school, or seeking to achieve one’s maximum potential – Academic Success Coaches are here to help students create, stay accountable to, and achieve their goals.

To learn more information about Success Coaching, including how to opt-in to the service, please visit our webpage.

Consultations and Workshops

Academic Skill Consultations

Academic skill consultations are a great way for students to meet with an Educational Specialist one-on-one to discuss an academic skill they want to further develop or refine. These can include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Time Management
  • Note-Taking
  • Goal-setting
  • Overcoming Challenges & Setbacks
  • Effectively Utilizing Study Groups
  • Improving Reading Strategies
  • Communicating with Professors
  • Succeeding with Tests

Academic Skill Workshops

The Academic Success Center also offers virtual and in-person workshop opportunities so students can continue enhancing their academic skill set. These workshops highlight solutions to common challenges such as test-taking skills, note-taking methods, strategies for reading comprehension, developing goals and a mindset for success, and time management.

To learn more information about consultations and workshops, please visit our webpage.

Learning Support Program

The Learning Support Program provides students with additional support to develop skills in reading, composition, and/or mathematics. Students are enrolled in the Learning Support Program based on placement test results according to Board of Regents and Georgia Southern University policies.

To learn more information about the Learning Support Program, please visit our webpage.

Peer Mentoring

The Academic Success Center’s Peer Mentoring Program will conclude at the end of Spring 2024. This decision will allow our team to expand and launch new services to support our students’ greatest area of need.

We appreciate your understanding during this transition. Through the Spring 2024 semester, we will assist current participants in their transition to other support services. Information on alternative support initiatives will be provided.

We’re excited about our upcoming initiatives to enhance student support. Details will be shared soon. 

Tutoring Services

The Academic Success Center offers free peer tutoring services in core Math, Science, and Humanities courses for Georgia Southern students, both virtually and in person. To learn more information about peer tutoring, including hours of availability, please visit our webpage.

For upper-level and niche subject areas, we can refer students to free tutoring services offered by academic departments or

Testing Services

Testing Services offers centralized, efficient, and professional evaluation, preparation, and testing services to the Georgia Southern University campus community.

To learn more information about Testing Services, please visit our webpage.

Last updated: 5/18/2022