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The Capstone Center for Student Success (CCSS) provides a network of support services aimed at holistic student success. Through a combination of specialized programs, broad support services aimed at all UA students, and intentional partnerships throughout UA, the Capstone Center helps undergraduate students:

  • succeed in University of Alabama courses,
  • improve study techniques and other academic skills,
  • successfully transition to the UA academic and social community, 
  • Access test preparation resources for professional and graduate school entrance examinations, and 
  • get connected to available resources to improve their overall UA student experience. 

The Capstone Center is located on the second and third floors of Russell Hall and can also be found on the web at or by calling 205-348-5175.

Academic Support Services 

  • Academic Coaching
  • Computer Lab
  • Skill Sessions & Workshops
  • Study Spaces 
  • Tutorial Services (Individual and Small Group)

Specialized Support Programs

  • Alabama REACH
  • Crimson Edge
  • Exploring 4 Success (for undeclared students)
  • First-Generation Student Scholarships
  • First Year Experience & Retention Initiatives
  • Student Support Services TRIO