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Academic Support

The Student Success Center (SSC), located in the Center for Chiropractic Education building (CCE), provides the following services free for all currently enrolled Life University students.

Academic Support Services

SSC offers a variety of services to support students in achieving their academic goals. In addition to helping students improve their study skills and develop learning strategies to enhance academic achievement, assistance is also made available through these services:

  • Supplemental Instruction (SI)
  • Tutoring
  • Life and Learning Series Workshops
  • Make-up Testing

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction (SI) leaders act as facilitators by helping students develop and strengthen study skills and integrate effective learning strategies that are content specific. All students are encouraged to attend as many SI sessions as possible, as it is a voluntary program.


Tutors act as facilitators by supporting their peers in strengthening study skills, such as time management, academic goal setting and note-taking while studying specific course content. Tutoring sessions are drop-in format. If tutoring services are not offered, students will be informed and referred to the appropriate learning labs for assistance and/or encouraged to contact their faculty for further assistance.

Life and Learning Series Workshops

Workshops are offered throughout the quarter with topics such as time management, learning styles, study skills and test taking strategies. Please refer to the Supplemental Instruction (SI) and tutoring schedules for workshop dates, times and locations.

Project Success is an academic support enrichment program designed to assist students in achieving their academic goals. The program focuses on helping students develop effective learning strategies, identifying their learning style and improving their study, goal setting and time management skills through interactive workshops and individual one-on-one appointments.

*Academic support schedules are subject to change throughout the quarter. Students are directed to the Student Success Center (SSC) Blackboard site regarding the location and times for Supplemental Instruction (SI), tutoring and the various learning labs. Alternatively, a copy can be collected from the SSC in the CCE Bldg.

Make-up Testing

Make-Up Testing is available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday @ 11:00 a.m. during weeks 1 through 10. There is no make-up testing on Week 3 Tuesday and Week 4 Tuesday and Wednesday due to the OSCE testing. There is no make-up testing during finals week. All testing is conducted in room 152 in the CCE building. Make-up request forms are available in the lobby of the SSC in the CCE building. They must be filled out and signed by a faculty member prior to the exam. No appointment is needed.

Notary Service

Notary service is available Monday-Friday except Holidays from 7:00 a.m-3:00 p.m. This service is free to LIFE ID holders.