Visit the Capstone Center for Student Success website

The Capstone Center for Student Success (CCSS) provides a network of support services aimed at holistic student success. Through tutorial assistance, supplemental instruction, academic peer mentoring, study skills workshops, and academic coaching and advising, the Capstone Center helps undergraduate students:

  • succeed in University of Alabama courses,
  • improve study techniques and reading proficiencies,
  • prepare for professional school 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
  • Compass and Study Skills Courses
  • Computer Labs
  • Reading and Study Skills Workshops
  • Study Spaces 
  • Tutorial Services (Individual and Small Group)

Specialized Support Programs

  • Alabama REACH
  • Crimson Edge
  • Exploring for Success (for undeclared students)
  • First-Generation Student Scholarships
  • Student Support Services/TRIO