Academic Support Services

  1. Tutorial Services
    Students have access to tutorial services both virtually or face-to-face. Writing coaches and math tutors are available for students on all campuses. More tutoring subjects, which include sciences, business, foreign languages, social sciences, history, computer science, and health sciences are available throughout online tutoring platform which is accessible through Canvas and available 24/7. The tutorial program arranged through the College is free of charge to all currently enrolled Southern Union students and subjects tutored on campus are subject to the availability of interested and qualified students. For tutorial assistance, students should check posted schedules in classrooms, bulletin boards or the SUSCC web site at or they may also consult their academic advisor for information and referral assistance.

    Academic Support Services on the Opelika campus are provided in the Student Success Center which is located in the Business Technology Center, Room 110. The Student Success Center also sponsors workshops covering topics like study strategies, test taking strategies, time management, and health and wellness. The Student Success Center provides a quiet place to study as it has WiFi, desks and tables, a study room, and computers available for student use.

    Academic Coaching and Academic Intervention Program are also offered through the Student Success Center. Students who are on probation, returning from academic suspension, readmitted through the academic appeal process, or in financial aid warning status are referred to the Academic Intervention Program for additional academic support. Please visit the Student Success Center webpage on the Southern Union website at for more information on services provided.

  2. Southern Union Program for Athletic Academic Counseling (SUPAAC)
    The Athletic Academic Counseling Program (SUPAAC) is designed to aid athletes by (1) helping to improve retention and academic performance; (2) ensuring proper registration in transferable courses that fulfill requirements in academic programs of study; and (3) providing academic counseling regarding athletic eligibility. Assistance is provided in scheduling classes to avoid conflict with athletic competition and practice as well as assigning study halls and tutorial sessions. The program is not restricted to athletes but offers tutoring services for all students in subjects in which they need help.

  3. Tutorial Lab
    The College provides open computer labs for students to utilize tutorial software and complete special assignments. A current Southern Union identification is required to use an open lab.