Student Success Resources

In the Office of Student Success, we define student success broadly and aim to enhance it in all its forms: learning, earning good grades, staying in school, graduating in a timely fashion and being satisfied with the WSU experience. 

Our office offers a wide variety of resources to help students succeed. See the list below to find out how we can be of service to you.

Supplemental Instruction

  • Learn more about the international program developed to assist students with learning material in traditionally difficult classes.


  • Are you needing help in one or more of your classes? Check out all of the tutoring options we have to offer.

Study Skills Workshops

  • We offer study skills workshops upon request and are happy to come to your organization or classroom to present and teach students these important skills.

Study Techniques

  • Developing proper study techniques is a critical part of finding success in college. Explore suggestions for time management, note taking and more.

How to Speak with Your Professor

  • Successful students will tell you that it is important to get to know your professor. Learn how to introduce yourself to your professor and communicate if you are struggling in a class.

Wichita State Grading Scale

  • View the Wichita State University grading scale and calculate your GPA.


  • The request for an exception to catalog regulations is a request for special consideration. Common requests include readmission, late withdrawal or late add of courses, waiver of graduation requirements, etc. 

Test Anxiety

  • WSU’s Counseling and Testing Center offers a variety of services including help for test anxiety, procrastination, self-structuring and organization. The Counseling and Testing Center can also test and provide services for ADHD and Learning Disabilities. Contact the office to set up an appointment.
    • 320 Grace Wilkie Hall
    • For more information, contact Wanda Holt, office manager, at 978-3440.

Standardized Testing Prep

  • The Counseling and Testing Center on campus offers workshops throughout the semester to help students prepare for standardized tests, including the ACT, the GRE, and others.
    • 320 Grace Wilkie Hall
    • For more information, contact Wanda Holt, office manager, at 978-3440.

First Generation College Students (Neither of my parents received a four-year college degree)

  • Student Support Services (SSS) provides several academic support services to help qualified students to persist and graduate from WSU. Services provided include individualized semester-long peer tutoring, academic success skills and math skills development, course selection, academic advisement, degree planning, financial literacy skills development, scholarships, textbook loan library, career exploration, use of a technology learning lab and graduate school advisement.
    • 112 Hubbard Hall
    • 316-978-3715

Students with Disabilities

  • Disability Support Services is designed to meet the education needs of students with disabilities. The DSS provides academic advising, a computer lab and free tutoring. Students with disabilities may also be eligible for Student Support Services if they meet the qualifying criteria.
    • 158 Grace Wilkie Annex
    • 316-978-5949

Need help?
If you have any questions or would like additional information, contact the Office of Student Success at 316-978-3209 or student.success@wichita.edu.