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Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching

Note: For the Fall 2021 semester academic coaching sessions will be held online via Zoom, with in-person coaching sessions available.

An academic coach can help you plan a path toward academic success with effective personalized learning strategies. Academic Coaching is available for all courses and majors.

Academic Coaching sessions will be hosted on LSU Zoom with in-person coaching sessions available. In order to participate, you will need access to speakers, microphone, and a high speed internet connection. Webcam is optional, but recommended. Phone-in is possible if you do not have audio capabilities. 
In-person appointments will be held in a room where social distancing is possible, conducted according to LSU COVID precautions.

Please schedule an appointment using the Navigate app or by using the Schedule link below. (The scheduling site is best accessed via web using Chrome or Safari.)

  • Appointments may be scheduled up to three weeks in advance. If you don’t find a convenient appointment available, please check again later as new dates become available.

  • LSU graduate, professional, and LSU Online students who do not have access to Navigate, please send an email to with your available times and your cell phone number (to receive appointment reminders via text message).

  • If you need any assistance scheduling an appointment send an email to

IMPORTANT: Academic Coaching is different than academic advising. See our coaching vs. advising chart below to find out which service you may need. 



How to Schedule Your AppointmentAcademic Coach

  1. Sign into the Navigate app with your LSU ID and password

  2. Select "Appointments" in the left navigation bar

  3. Choose "Academic Support" when prompted

  4. Click "Academic Coaching"

  5. Choose your meeting type
  6. Follow the remaining prompts until your appointment is confirmed

How can Academic Coaching Help You?

Coaching sessions often include personalized techniques to help you with the following:

  • Taking notes; studying and learning more effectively

  • Remembering what you read

  • Taking exams in a more productive way

  • Lessen test anxiety

  • Managing your time

  • Understanding how you learn best 

Our Academic Coaching Team

To request an interview with a staff member for a course assignment or a media need, please submit a request online.


Academic Coaching vs. Academic Advising

Which is right for you? 

Academic Coaching

  • From the Center for Academic Success
  • Taking notes; studying and learning more effectively
  • Remembering what you read
  • Taking exams in a more productive way
  • Lessen test anxiety
  • Managing your time

Academic Advising

  • From your college (UCFY, College of Science, College of Engineering, etc.)
  • Schedule or drop a class
  • Change your major
  • Discuss appeals
  • Lift a hold on your account
  • Help define academic and career goals

Disclosure Waiver

LSU faculty, staff and employees are concerned about the safety and well-being of our students.  If during a conversation with an LSU faculty member, staff member, or student assistant you share information that leads us to be concerned about your safety, the safety of others, or your wellbeing, we may need to seek the help of the LSU Care team, the Academic Intervention team, and / or other appropriate entities.




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