Contact Us


Buley Library, Room 303

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sunday 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
*located in the Farnham Programming Space

Contact Information

Main number: (203) 392-8967

Dr. Katie De Oliveira
(203) 392-5186

Crystal Cyr
Associate Director
(203) 392-6818


Graduate Interns

Catherine Johnson
Academic Success Coach Program Coordinator and Developmental Specialist
(203) 392-6912

Jason Rizk
Academic Programming, Student-Athlete Support, Social Media, and Academic Outreach
(203) 392-9155



Kaitlyn Hoffmann
Sophomore Academic Programming and Academic Success Coach
(203) 392-6375



Free to all SCSU students

Mission Statement

The Academic Success Center at Southern provides services that support students on their journeys to gain scholastic independence and achieve academic success. The Academic Success Center’s aim is to assist students to become more independent and self-motivated learners, to master course material, and to develop and apply effective study strategies.  This center serves the entire student body by helping students prepare, advance, and excel. It will provide an environment that is personal, caring, accessible, and friendly where students can make it their home for academic support.