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We strive to assist your academic growth through tutoring, learning strategies, and academic best practices for studying, note taking, and building relationships with faculty. Our academic advisors are here to help personalize strategies based on your needs and aspirations.

Discover

Complete the STRONG interest inventory. Attend US 103 or US 201 and earn credit learning how to be a better student or identifying how the world of work inspires you. Attend Career Fairs to network with your favorite employers. There are countless opportunities for you to discover how you want to make a difference as a professional and citizen.

Engage

When students choose to get involved and engage with opportunities across campus, studies show they do better in college and most importantly, graduate. That’s why you’re here after all – for a college degree. Let us help you identify opportunities most suited to your needs and preferences. You can earn great prizes in the process through our ChampChange program!

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What We Do

Launched in 2011 the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success comprised of the Office of Student Success, Career, Internship & Student Employment Services and the Office of Financial Education. The Center saw 17,900 client visits last year, with increased growth each year since its inception.

The over-arching goal of the Center is to advance student retention and graduation outcomes by providing access, resources, solutions, and expertise to promote student success through career maturity, learning support, engagement and financial acumen.

Programs such as SmartyCats Tutoring, Success Advising, Career Coaching and Financial Coaching are just a few of our services that provide the personalized, high touch experience to guide students through a successful college career and beyond

Our Mission

The Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success guides students on their path to discovery and self-knowledge by providing individualized learning experiences; broadening their engagement with the university; encouraging exploration within their chosen disciplines; and challenging them to be lifelong learners as they pursue academic, professional, and personal excellence.