Location: Rosemary Adams building behind Weaver Hall

Phone: 251.442.2292
Fax: 251.442.2498

The mission of University of Mobile’s Student Success Center (SSC) is to guide students from start to finish in the areas of new student orientation, academic and interpersonal skill-building, individual counseling, and career exploration and development. Our goal is to provide services that allow students to grow academically, personally, spiritually, and professionally on the journey toward success.

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Freshman Seminar is a program offered for first-time freshmen. As a freshman, you will have the opportunity to attend seminars designed to connect you with valuable information and resources necessary for beginning a successful college career. You and your RAM FAM members will journey through this seminar together with your faculty mentor and peer leader who will help guide you through your first semester as a UM student.

The SSC can help you improve your study skills and test taking skills. To make an appointment, call 251.442.2284. If you need tutoring in any subject, call the Learning Center located in the Bedsole Library at 251.442.2377.


The Student Success Center at the University of Mobile is committed to providing you with support and guidance as you journey through the ups and downs of college life. Whether your concerns are with your challenging relationships with parents and friends or with class and work responsibilities, the Student Success Center is a safe place for you to come for support and guidance.

For parents and students looking for more information about how to get the most out of the college experience, the SSC provides a connection to online resources for exploring the world of college and work. With informative articles, helpful links, and email connections to SSC staff, parents and students can stay connected with success at UM.

We know you work hard to have good relationships with your family and friends. So when you have a question or need more information about resolving conflicts, or dealing with depression, addiction, or relationship issues, connect with the SSC staff for personal counseling. Appointments can be made at the SSC office.

Have you ever wondered what makes relationships work? The SSC offers you the opportunity to learn about personality types and relationships. Ask a SSC staff member how you can begin your own personality study.


The SSC offers career guidance and exploration for all UM students. Whether you are a new student at UM and would like to learn more about the career choices available to you or a graduating senior with a resume to prepare, the SSC offers you one-on-one consultations designed to fit your needs. With a wide variety of resources and inventories available, the SSC plans to connect you with the tools for success both here at UM and in the world of work.

Looking for work? The SSC offers UM students and alumnicareer development support through providing access to local and regional job opportunities. Get connected with your career through the SSC.

For graduating seniors, the SSC offers resume writing, interviewing skills, and individual consultations.



Shirley Sutterfield
Director of Student Success

Julia Lucy
Student Support Services Coordinator
Brenda Davis
Career Development Coordinator

Lawrencine Mason
Career Counselor
Mary-Claire Marshall
University Counselor