Located on the second floor of Alumnae Library, the Center for Student Success is your hub for support services on campus. Need to study? We have collaborative learning spaces for group work and private study cubes to help you focus. Need some extra guidance to stay on track? Simply walk across the hall for access to academic advising, tutoring, student accommodations, career services, and more.

92% of our graduates are employed or continuing their education. (Class of 2018)

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Personalized Guidance

Unmatched student support — it’s what makes us unique. First, we listen. Then, we make a plan that’s tailored specifically to your goals. Whether you need help choosing a major, learning how to study effectively, finding an internship, or arranging for accommodations, we’ve got you covered.

Photo of Brian Kapinos working with a student in the Center for Student Success.

Personalized Guidance

Unmatched student support — it’s what makes us unique. First, we listen. Then, we make a plan that’s tailored specifically to your goals. Whether you need help choosing a major, learning how to study effectively, finding an internship, or arranging for accommodations, we’ve got you covered.

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First Year Seminar (FYS)

First Year Seminar is your deep dive into the Elms community. You’ll bond with a small cohort of fellow first-year students in class, attend illuminating guest lectures, discuss a Common Read related to Catholic Social Teaching, and gain confidence during your first semester on campus. Learn more.

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First Year Seminar (FYS)

First Year Seminar is your deep dive into the Elms community. You’ll bond with a small cohort of fellow first-year students in class, attend illuminating guest lectures, discuss a Common Read related to Catholic Social Teaching, and gain confidence during your first semester on campus. Learn more.

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Learn with, and from, your peers.

“One thing I love about tutoring services is that it’s completely student-based. You can be fully comfortable. It’s just an amazing time.” —Alyssa Mercado, peer tutor for criminal justice.

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Learn with, and from, your peers.

“One thing I love about tutoring services is that it’s completely student-based. You can be fully comfortable. It’s just an amazing time.” —Alyssa Mercado, peer tutor for criminal justice.

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Find the perfect major.

Unsure of your major? Don’t worry. Undeclared students work one-on-one with our director of advising to explore their career options and find their passion. Learn more.

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Find the perfect major.

Unsure of your major? Don’t worry. Undeclared students work one-on-one with our director of advising to explore their career options and find their passion. Learn more.

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Experiential Learning

Nothing compares to applying your education in a real setting with real consequences. Elms students have a ton of opportunities to gain valuable experience in their major prior to graduating. Learn more.

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Experiential Learning

Nothing compares to applying your education in a real setting with real consequences. Elms students have a ton of opportunities to gain valuable experience in their major prior to graduating. Learn more.

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Health and Counseling

We provide an accessible, judgement-free space where students can discuss concerns about mental and/or physical health. Learn more.

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Health and Counseling

We provide an accessible, judgement-free space where students can discuss concerns about mental and/or physical health. Learn more.


It’s true. There’s even more.

The Center for Student Success has everything. Well, almost everything. Check out this brief video to learn about other campus resources our students recommend.