Student Success Center

To make transferring to Athens State easy and efficient, the Student Success Center provides a central location to receive bachelor’s degree advising.

As an upper-division institution, every student attending Athens State brings with them transfer credit.

Students should utilize the center to navigate:

  • transferring of credit hours for the fulfillment of general education core credit hour degree requirements
  • first semester(s) of coursework planning for degree requirements
  • usage of Degree Works (self-guided student advising tool: How To & Access)
  • overview of degree preparation
  • university policies and procedures
  • university resources and student support
  • general information

New students are encouraged to contact a Student Success Center counselors upon completion of an admission application, declaring a major and requesting transcripts from every college attended.

Student Success Center
Sandridge Student Center, 1st Floor
8:00 am (CT) – 4:30 pm (CT), Mon – Fri

Walk-ins are welcome; however, to ensure you are able to see a counselor appointments are recommended.

Student Success Center Staff

Director
Derrek Smith
Email Derrek
(256)233-8274

College of Arts and Sciences Counselor
(Including secondary education majors in art, biology, chemistry, English, history, math and social science)
Barry DeVine
Email Barry
(256)233-8277

College of Business Counselor
Vicki Johnson
Email Vicki
(256)233-8276

College of Education Student Success Coach
Beth Rice
Email Beth
(256)233-8159

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