Welcome to the University Success Center!

Image of Success Center LobbyYou can find us on the second floor of The Commons. Our mission is to help you, our student, develop the personal and academic knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for university success. What does this mean?

It means that:

  • You have support while making the transition into college life through our First-Year Experience Program.
  • You have connections with a variety of campus resources, both academic and non-academic, that will help you meet the challenges that can come with college life.
  • You have ongoing and easily-accessible academic support (tutoring, consultations, workshops) throughout your entire UNA career.

One of the many resources available through the University Success Center is access to the open computer lab in room 227. This lab will be open for all UNA students on Mondays to Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. and on Sundays from 2-4 p.m.  NO food or drinks are allowed in the lab.

The University Success Center is pleased to offer the following workshops for Fall 2014. All workshops will be held in the new Commons building on the second floor. These workshops are free for all UNA students. There is no need to register for any of the workshops, but it is recommended that you send an email to to reserve a spot.

APA (American Psychological Association) Workshops

Tuesday, October 14, 1-2 pm in Commons 227
Thursday, October 16, 8-9 am in Commons 208
Tuesday, October 21, 8-9 am in Commons 227
Friday, October 24, 2-3 pm in Commons 227
Wednesday, October 29, 4-5 pm in Commons 227
Monday, November 10, 2-3 pm in Commons 227
Thursday, November 13, 3-4 pm in Commons 227
Monday, November 17, 8-9 am in Commons 227

CMS (Chicago Manual Style) Workshops

Monday, November 17, 2-3 pm in Commons 227

Plagiarism Workshops

Friday, October 17, 2-3 pm in Commons 208
Friday, November 14, 2-3 pm in Commons 208
Friday, November 21, 2-3 pm in Commons 208

Time Management

Thursday, October 23, 3-4 pm in Commons 227

What Kind of Learner are You?

Wednesday, October 1, 2-3 pm in Commons 208
Monday, November 3, 1-2 pm in Commons 208

Transitioning to the University

Monday, October 13, 3-4 pm in Commons 227
Wednesday, November 12, 3-4 in Commons 227

Goal Setting

Monday, October 20, 2-3 pm in Commons 208
Tuesday, November 4, 11 am -12 pm in Commons 208

Networking the University

Wednesday, October 15, 2-3 pm in Commons 208
Tuesday, November 11, 3:30-4:30 pm in Commons 227

Note Taking Strategies

Thursday, October 16, 2-3 pm in Commons 208
Wednesday, November 12, 2-3 pm in Commons 227

Study Cycle

Monday, September 29, 3-4 pm in Commons 227
Tuesday, October 21, 2:30-3:30 pm in Commons 227

If you would like to schedule an appointment, simply click the resource you need below.Students in GUC

EASIER CLASS SCHEDULING! There is a new system available to make creating your class schedule easier. With the new Pride Planner, you will be able to find the classes that fit the rest of your schedule. Then, when it comes time to register, you will have all the details to make registering much faster and easier. You will find a tutorial video and instructions on how to use the Pride Planner at

Dr. Robert Koch Jr.
University Success Center Director
Center for Writing Excellence Director
The Commons 223

Ms. Tammy D. Rhodes
Administrative Assistant
The Commons 204
256.765.4764 (FAX)

Dr. Amy E. Crews
University Advising Services Director
Active Suspension Coordinator
The Commons 221

Mr. Matthew Little
First-Year Experience Director
The Commons 215

Dr. Kathleen Richards
Center for Writing Excellence
Assistant Director
The Commons 219

Prof. Marlow B. McCullough
Mathematics Learning Center Director
The Commons 217

Dr. Matt Price
Learning Support Coordinator
Academic Advisor
The Commons 220

Ms. Kenda H. Rusevlyan
Testing Coordinator
University Advisor
The Commons 214

Ms. Elizabeth C. Haggerty
University Advisor
The Commons 213


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