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Center for Academic Success

COVID- 19 Update:

For the most recent and up-to-date communications about COVID-19 pandemic please visit the Furman Focused website

Fall 2021 Update: Center for Academic Success staff will be available to assist students with in-person appointments. Please email to set up an appointment with an academic coach. If, for any reason, you would like a virtual appointment please let us know in your email.

The advancement of your scholarly life at Furman is our primary objective, and we take care to ensure that you have the resources to strengthen your intellectual experience.

From tutoring and refinement of your study skills to collaboration for written and multimedia assignments, the Center for Academic Success extends Furman’s commitment to you. Our professional staff provides academic support and coaching related to study skills, executive functioning, and other academic success strategies. Our peer tutors and Writing & Media Lab consultants provide student-to-student support in many academic disciplines. The Center serves as a hub for professional support and peer collaboration where you can join another student to enhance your education.


The mission of The Center for Academic Success at Furman University is to support all students in achieving their academic potential and goals through individual and campus-wide initiatives that foster self-regulation and self-advocacy in academic and personal growth.


  • Increase students’ awareness of academic success related skills and strategies
  • Increase students’ awareness and facilitate use of campus resources
  • Support students through communication, collaboration, mentoring, and self-reflection regarding academic success
  • Collaborate with campus partners to promote academic success
  • Engage in on-going assessment and reflection of best practices regarding relevant trends related to academic success

Academic Success

We can help you succeed in the classroom, from your first day of class to graduation.

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Our Peer Assisted Learning Program can help you learn content and get peer feedback on your writing.

Peer Assisted Learning

Writing Resources

Whether you're working on a paper or a multimedia assignment, the Writing & Media Lab can help you create effective and thoughtful projects.

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Meet Our Staff

Our staff is interested in making sure you succeed at Furman.

Meet Our Staff


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Hours of tutoring provided in 2019-2020
Academic coaching appointments provided to students in 2019-2020
Writing and Media Lab consultations