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
- Connections to campus resources
- 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 - Student. 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 (email@example.com) to switch the appointment to Zoom or use "EAB Navigate - Student" 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 will schedule a coaching appointment on "EAB Navigate - Student" located under "Applications" on the Okta dashboard. For problems scheduling, please contact Emily Tuttle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For sophomores and above, please contact Emily Tuttle at email@example.com to get set up with an appointment.
A specialized academic coaching program is also available for students registered with ADD/ADHD. This program accomplishes the same learning outcomes as standard student success coaching, but the coach can offer strategies for managing executive functioning skills. To schedule an appointment with the academic coach for ADHD, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty and Staff Referrals
If you have a student that you feel would benefit from coaching, please contact Emily Tuttle at email@example.com. The student will receive an email with an introduction to coaching and instructions for scheduling an appointment.