Student Academic Success Departments

Academic Advising

Academic Advising Center

Here to provide effective, personalized,
accurate, and developmental advising
to all undergraduate students

Academic Advising Center
Academic Coaching
for Excellence

Academic Coaching For Excellence

Pairs at risk-students with an academic
coach for individual bi-weekly meetings
throughout a semester.

Academic Coaching For Excellence
Center for
Academic Retention
& Enrichment Services 


Works to increase retention and
graduation rates by enriching the
academic progression of academically
at-risk students.

Center for Athletic
Academic Services

Center for Athletic Academic Services

Here to promote an inclusive environment
that is designed and focused on providing
a welcoming atmosphere for student-athletes,
staff, and the surrounding community.

Center for Writing
& Communication

Center for Writing & Communication

a combined writing and speaking center that
provides free, one-on-one consultations with
a trained staff of graduate students from the
Departments of English and Communication.

Center for Writing & Communication
Disability Resource
Services (DRS)

DIsability Resource Services

DRS arranges, coordinates and provides
academic accommodations and support
services for students with disabilities.

Support Program

Educational Support Program

Offers a variety of services to get you on
track, such as tutoring in a specific course,
study habit strategies, time management
allocation, and more.

Educational Support Program
Scholars Program

First Scholars Program

Here to improve the graduation rate of
first-generation college students and to
prepare each scholar for a life with self-
awareness, success, and significance.

First Scholars Program
Helen Hardin
Honors College

Helen Hardin Honors College

Here to cultivate a community of intellectually
curious and motivated students, while providing
opportunities for success while at the University
of Memphis and after graduation.

Helen Hardin Honors College
Office of First
Student Success

Office of First Generation
Student Success

Provides individual and collective support to
all First-Generation students across campus
through holistic coaching and counseling.

Office of First Generation Student Success
Office of
& Academic Testing 

Office of Profesional &
Academic Testing

The University of Memphis Testing Center
aims to offer the most relevant national and
institutional based exams.

Office of Professional & Academic Testing
Scholars Program

Opportunity Scholars Program

The University of Memphis is committed
to ensuring that anyone who is determined
and demonstrates the skills and motivation
needed to earn a college degree has access
to higher education.

Opportunity Scholars Program


Here to increase the retention and graduation
of students who are first-generation, low-income,
or students who have a documented disability.

Upward Bound

Upward Bound

Upward Bound is a college-preparatory
program dedicated to assisting low-income,
first-generation college bound high school
students in the successful completion of
secondary education.

Upward Bound