Student Services

Athens State’s Student Services provides essential programs and services which support the transfer, academic achievement, personal development, and quality of life of all students. Efficient enrollment and admissions services assist students in making effective transitions to the University. Educational partnerships and academic support programs promote student learning and help students integrate academic development with personal growth. Campus traditions and an active campus life encourage the development of student leadership, personal responsibility and accountability, and an inclusive and supportive learning community.

Accessibility Services (formerly Disability Services) is committed to providing students with disabilities equal access to Athens State University. The office aims to remove social and environmental barriers by working collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and the community. To achieve this goal, reasonable academic accommodations, assistive technology, and support services are utilized.

Contact Info
Juliana Cislo, Accessibility Services Specialist
McCandless Hall, Ground Floor – Room 16
(256) 233-8143

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The Career Development Center provides assistance to Athens State students and Alumni in career planning, development and job seeking strategies. The department serves as a major link between students/Alumni and potential employers. We are here to assist students in identifying and fulfilling their future goals and aspirations.

Contact Info
The Village—Building 2 (Beasley Field)
256-233-8140

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A licensed professional counselor is available by appointment to discuss personal issues with currently enrolled students and Athens State University faculty and staff, on a brief-counseling basis. All counseling services are provided with your confidentiality in mind and offered at no charge to you.

Contact Info
Lisa Philippart, LPC
Waters Hall, Room S103D
Office Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
256-233-8144

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The Enrollment Center is a one-stop full service center for students, providing a one-stop solution for many tasks and issues involving the transfer and enrollment process including Admissions, Financial Aid, Records, and more.

Location
McHain Hall Basement
Phone: 256-233-8130
Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

How We Can Help:

In Person
Whether you have questions, need to submit paperwork, or are requesting transcripts or other documentation – The Enrollment Center is there to help! Visit in person at the temporary location in the Basement of McCain Hall during regular business hours – Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30 p.m

Over the Phone
Do you have a question about Admissions or Financial Aid? Are you having trouble registering for classes? Give the Enrollment Center a call at 256-233-8130 or toll free at 800-522-0272.

Email
Prefer to request assistance via email? No problem! You can reach out at .

Appointment
Do you feel you have a more complex issue than The Enrollment Center can help with? Let us help you make an appointment with one of our advisors or subject matter experts! Give us a call, and we will be happy to help!

Our Financial Aid goal is to assist students in securing a quality education without missing an opportunity because of their financial situation.   We meet our goal through two major objectives:  supplement the efforts of our students and their parents in meeting educational costs and provide financial aid to students who would be unable to attend this institution without such assistance.

Contact Info
The Village—Building 3 (Beasley Field)
256-233-8122

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Thank you for your interest in Athens State University! Athens State University is Alabama’s oldest institution of higher learning, offering over 50 bachelor’s degree program options. Students from many countries have studied at Athens State University and have gone on to successful careers and/or pursued graduate studies. International Student Services is dedicated to providing comprehensive services and support for all international students.

Contact Info
Carolyn Carthen
The Village—Building 1 (Beasley Field)
256-233-8271

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The Office of Registrar (Student Records) is responsible for maintaining accurate student academic records while maintaining the privacy and security of those records. The Registrar provides a variety of services to students.

Contact Info
Carter Gymnasium – Room 106
256-233-8131

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The Student Success Center provides a central location to receive academic guidance, information and bachelor’s degree advising/planning.

Contact Info
McCain Hall – Basement
256-233-8146

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Welcome to Athens State University. As a veteran, you are entitled to certain benefits, and are eligible to participate in certain programs.

Our mission is to assist active duty service members, veterans, reservists, Guardsmen, and family members with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs education benefits and services.

Contact Info
Carolyn Carthen
The Village—Building 1 (Beasley Field)
256-233-8271

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