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Student Success Center

The Student Success Center
The Student Success Center offers classes and other services designed to meet the individualized academic needs of students. Services offered include classes to improve your academic abilities, tutoring, a computer lab, and disability accommodations. Accommodations for Disabilities

Mission Statement

The Student Success Center will assist students in becoming more independent, self-confident, and efficient learners. 

Vision Statement

We strive to enhance the mission of Missouri Southern State University by further developing, expanding, and articulating the Center’s support services for students. We will foster the potential of each student by providing College Academic Skills, Disability Services, tutoring, and the Tutor Training course. Additionally, the Student Success Center endeavors to increase the visibility of its services through greater participation by students and the campus community as a whole.


We believe in:  

  • Independence
  • Self-confidence
  • Integrity
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Self-advocacy

All Student Success Center services are free to MSSU students!

"The best service one person can render another person is to help him help himself."~~R. W. Emerson

 2nd Place in the 2015 NCLCA LSCHE Website Excellence AwardMissouri Southern is a part of the College Reading and Learning Association.

Missouri Southern is a part of the National College Learning Center Association

Contact the Department

Stephanie Hopkins
Director of Student Success Center

Phone: 417-625-9670
Location: Hearnes Hall Room 301

  • Fall and Spring Semesters: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Mon. through Fri.
  • Summer Semester: 7:00 a.m. -- 5:00 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.
  • Holiday: Hours vary

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