The Center for Student Success

From orientation to graduation, The Center for Student Success is your source for academic and personal support at Southern Seminary.

We are committed to helping you overcome challenges and make progress toward completing your degree. The Student Success team is prepared to serve you by providing academic assistance and encouragement.

Meet the Staff

Our Services

Academic Advising

Discuss your academic goals with an advisor and plan out your class schedule. Phone advising is available for off-campus students. Our office also processes course substitutions.

The Writing Center

Receive writing assistance and improve your academic writing skills with writing mentors. Questions and papers can be submitted to The Writing Center for review.

International Student Services

If you are an International Student, meet with an advisor for admission, immigration and cross-cultural adjustment–related questions.

Assistance for Students with Disabilities

If you are a student with disabilities, meet with an advisor who will work with you to facilitate classroom and academic accommodations.

Office of Career Development

The Southern Seminary & Boyce College Office of Career Development provides proactive vocation and career guidance to students, with a focus on determining call and charting a trajectory for gospel-minded success through internship and networking opportunities with businesses, ministries, and churches.

Student Success Strategy Guides

Click on the links below for helpful tips in the following categories:

Planning Your Semester

Time Management & Productivity

Reading Strategies

Writing Strategies

Study Strategies

Test-Taking Strategies

Hebrew Tutor

Philemon Zhu

Wednesday: 10:00am – 11:30am at Scholar’s Coffee
Friday: 10:00am – 11:30 am at Scholar’s Coffee

Contact Philemon at with any questions.

Greek Tutor

Tuesday: 11:00am – 12:30pm in Scholar’s Coffee
Thursday: 11:00am – 12:30pm in Scholar’s Coffee

Contact Greg at to make an appointment. The Greek tutor is also available for Zoom meetings for off-campus students.

Contact Us

The Center for Student Success
Norton 154

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

Academic Advising is available from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Contact Us
Tel. (502) 897-4680

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