About | LSU Center for Academic Success

About Us

The LSU Center for Academic Success (CAS) helps students achieve the higher levels of learning necessary for academic success in college and beyond.

CAS offers services such as, FREE tutoring, Supplemental Instruction (SI), Course Connections (classroom presentations), Academic Coaching and online resources. Students who use our strategic academic support resources increase their GPAs, stay in their majors of choice and graduate on time. This fresh perspective on learning helps students achieve academic success! Additionally, the CAS empowers faculty with instructional support through faculty workshops, in-class presentations (Course Connections) and consultations on implementing high-impact practices to help students increase their academic performance and build critical thinking skills.

Help us support students! Every dollar invested in the Center for Academic Success

  • Fulfills lifelong goals and dreams
  • Builds the Louisiana workforce
  • Reduces student debt by helping them graduate on time
  • Improves GPAs
  • Increases the number of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) graduates


The award-winning Center for Academic Success is internationally recognized for more than 25 years of work in student learning and metacognition. Awards and recognition include: 

2015 NCLCA Learning Center of Excellence
2015 Division of SLE Innovation Award
2015 Division of SLE Assessment Award
2013 NASPA Promising Practices between Academic and Student Affairs Award
2012 International SI Leader Award
2012 Division of SLE Model Collaboration Award for Academic Intervention Team
2011 Division of SLE Model Collaboration Award for Success Quest
2010 NASPA Program Excellence Award for IMPACT
2004 Frank Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award
2000 Learning Support Centers in Higher Education Outstanding Web Portal



Annual Report


As LSU’s central learning center, the Center for Academic Success promotes self-efficacy and lifelong learning by empowering individuals with transformational strategies and resources that foster critical thinking and metacognitive development in order to advance student persistence and success. 


To provide comprehensive learning support through innovative resources that inspire the development of lifelong learners. To learn more, view our annual report.

 CAS Facts

CAS Facts