Success Coaching

Please note: Your health and safety are important to us, therefore Success Coaching will now be offered via phone or video appointment only.

Schedule a Success Coaching Appointment

What is Success Coaching?

Make an appointment with a Success Coach:

Liz Chase

Jessica FillmoreMike Messner

Gabe Peña

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RSVP for an Academic Success Workshop

Academic Success Workshops will return next semester, stay tuned for the Fall 2021 schedule!

Learn more about organization, time management, study skills and other topics that can contribute to your academic success!

Questions about our workshops? Email us at

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Success Coaches work with students to provide tools, strategies, and resources to help them in their academic journey here at Grand Valley. Using a holistic approach, in addition to providing academic strategies, Success Coaches utilize a network of campus partners to assist with each student’s individual situation. Success Coaching sessions are designed to help students improve academic performance and position students to take an active role in their own success.

Success Coaching is offered to all students at Grand Valley State University. When meeting with a Success Coach, students can discuss a variety of topics including:

  1. Time Management
  2. Organization
  3. Test-taking Strategies
  4. Study skills
  5. Academic Procrastination and Motivation
  6. Deep-processing Study Techniques
  7. Apps/Technology
  8. Goal-setting
  9. Other campus resources

*Please note: Success coaching is not academic advising, personal counseling, or tutoring.

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