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Student Success Coaching

Student success coaching at Saint Louis University provides a supportive space where students can identify challenges and create a plan to reach their unique goals. The student success coach is a professional staff member who helps students implement strategies and connect to campus resources that will contribute to their academic and socio-emotional wellness.

Student Success Coaching is:

  • Personal: Coaching provides individualized support, so students are able to identify their specific challenges and prioritize what they want to work on.
  • Proactive: Coaching focuses on creating solutions, building an action plan with strategies to implement and resources to utilize.
  • Positive: Coaching helps students feel empowered to reach their goals.
  • Holistic: Coaching expands the definition of success beyond academics to include social and emotional wellness.

The Student Success Coach Can Assist With:

  • Study skills
  • Time management 
  • Test-taking strategies
  • Organization
  • Connections to campus resources
  • Accountability
  • Motivation
  • Homesickness
  • Stress and self-care


Student Success Coaching Appointments

Coaching appointments are scheduled for one hour, and students can select either an in-person or virtual appointment when they schedule on EAB Navigate. In-person appointments will be held in the Busch Student Center, Suite 331. The Zoom link for virtual appointments will be included in the appointment confirmation.

If you are feeling ill or experiencing any Covid symptoms and have scheduled an in-person appointment, please email Emily Tuttle ( to switch the appointment to Zoom or use "EAB Navigate" to reschedule. 

After the initial appointment, the coach and the student will decide on a follow-up plan for accountability, either checking in over email or scheduling a subsequent appointment.

Scheduling a Coaching Appointment

First-year students can schedule a coaching appointment on "EAB Navigate" located under "Applications" on the Okta dashboard. For problems scheduling, please contact Emily Tuttle at

For sophomores and above, please contact Emily Tuttle at to get set up with an appointment.

If you have difficulty finding a time that works for your schedule, please contact Emily Tuttle at to explore an alternative appointment time. 

Success coaching is only available for undergraduate students and is not offered for graduate or professional students.

A specialized academic coaching program is also available for students who are registered with the Center for Accessibility and Disability Resources with an ADD/ADHD diagnosis. This program accomplishes the same learning outcomes as student success coaching, but the ADHD coach provides additional support for executive functioning skills. To schedule an appointment with the ADHD coach, email

Faculty and Staff Referrals

If you have a student that you feel would benefit from coaching, please contact Emily Tuttle at The student will receive an email with an introduction to coaching and instructions for scheduling an appointment.