Academic Advising Center

Foster Hall 330
(870) 230-5077

Office Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


In collaboration with departmental faculty, Henderson State University's Academic Advising Center is a student success committed team of professional advisors whose aim is to focus on the individual academic needs of each undergraduate student served and facilitate their transition and integration in to the university by steering them toward the programs and resources that will help them to successfully persist and matriculate. The Center promotes the personal growth of students by instilling a sense of responsibility and independence, as well as respecting and appreciating various communication and cultural backgrounds.

Programs and Services

Supplemental Instruction (SI) - an academic support program utilizing peer-assisted study sessions to enhance student performance and retention. Henderson State is establishing a SI program targeting traditionally difficult entry-level courses that result in a high percentage of D or F grades and withdrawal rates. SI offers regularly scheduled study session to assist student with course content and study skills. In addition, student have an opportunity to work together compare notes, discuss readings, develop organizational tools and review for exams. The SI sessions are facilitated by SI Leaders. SI Leaders are students who have already taken and excelled in the subject area. They are observing a section of class so they know first-hand what is being taught at any given time. The SI Leader is there to lead the study sessions and answer questions.

Tutoring.  Free tutoring is available in a variety of disciplines on the first floor of Huie Library, Study Room 125, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.