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Retention and Student Success

Student Success Center
Suite 1244
Campus Box 1621
SIUE
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1600
siue.edu/retention
(618) 650-5930
Contact: Kevin P. Thomas, Ed.D., Director of Retention and Student Success

The Office of Retention and Student Success provides students with the necessary resources to enhance their academic performance, to work individually and collectively in addressing student academic needs, to provide programs that foster students’ intercultural campus connections, and to retain students so they may be academically successful and graduate from SIUE.

The Office of Retention and Student Success comprises 3 offices:

  • Office of Academic Advising – The Office of Academic Advising provides a wide range of academic services for undergraduate students. Until a student declares to a program at SIUE, students will be advised by professional staff advisors within this office. Academic advisors are here to aid with course selection and to offer information to help you reach your personal, educational and career goals.
      Office of Academic Advising
  • Learning Support Services – Learning Support Services (LSS) is a supplemental learning program, complete with a free tutoring services and study space for SIUE students. LSS also partners with several University learning communities and houses the Supplemental Instruction (SI) program. The LSS staff prides themselves on the academic atmosphere of the facility, which is focused on academic support and guidance so that SIUE students can accomplish serious academic work without distraction.
      Learning Support Services
  • Testing Services – For the convenience of students, SIUE offers a variety of tests through Testing Services. These tests include, but are not limited to, placement exams, proficiency tests, CLEP and standardized nursing exams.
      Testing Services
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