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Academic Support

When you succeed, we succeed

Lipscomb’s mission is to equip you for your future, shaping your mind to integrate Christian faith and practice with academic knowledge, and your heart to live in service to others. 

We know that when you leave this place, you will affect and transform communities around the world with faithful purpose. That’s why we invest in your holistic success, through resources found in our Coggin Family Academic Success Center, Career Development Center, various counseling services and much more. Take advantage of all the academic support we offer to ensure you make the most of your experience here at Lipscomb, not to mention graduate on time and find a fulfilling job in your chosen career field. Because when you step into your next with the confidence, skills and compassion to be an innovative leader who steers people toward change, you’ll lift others up as well.

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Academic Success

Academic Success Center


The Coggin Family Academic Success Center exists to ensure you make it to the finish line, equipped with the knowledge, practical skills and faith to succeed professionally, personally and spiritually. Whether you’re facing academic challenges or wanting to enrich your learning, we’ve got your back. Find out more about the services we offer, such as our math lab, writing studio, one-on-one academic coaching opportunities and more.

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To help you achieve your academic goals, Lipscomb offers a variety of testing services. Our Academic Success Center administers the ACT, SAT, MAT, Residual ACT and CLEP tests. Find out more about each individual test, how to register and more.

Testing Services
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Disability Resources

Lipscomb is committed to providing equal access across all our offerings, facilities, programs and educational opportunities. For students with disabilities, whether physical, mental, social or learning, we provide accommodations through our ACCESS Program. Learn more about our program, discover resources and find information for veterans and faculty.

Disability Resources

Outside the Classroom

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Counseling Center

While your college years will no doubt be exciting and memorable, this transformative period can also bring about challenges, questions and anxiety. Our Counseling Center offers free and confidential support services to all students who want to speak with a professional counselor. For any academic, career, personal, social or spiritual issues, we’re here to help and walk alongside you.

About the Counseling Center
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Career Development Center

No matter where you are in your career journey — applying for jobs as a student or recent graduate, or transitioning between jobs as a seasoned professional — Lipscomb’s Career Development Center is here to serve you. Our comprehensive services for undergrads and alumni exist to help you achieve your career aspirations, today and in the future.

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Additional Student Support

Office of the Provost

Lipscomb’s chief academic officer works to ensure the fulfillment of our university mission, the success of initiatives that advance our strategic plans, and the integration of faith, purpose and character in everything we teach. Meet our provost office leadership and find out more about their dedicated work to combine academics with purpose.

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Academic Research

We encourage and support scholarship by promoting access to research funding through competitive grants designed to help the Lipscomb community launch research projects. This atmosphere of scholarship fosters a culture of intellectual curiosity and creativity and retains top faculty and students, resulting in the enhancement of the quality of education offered.

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Academic Integrity

As a community, we are committed to integrity and ethics in all we do. Our faculty, staff and administration strive to lead with transparency, authenticity and Christlikeness, and we instill those same values in our students. As a student of Lipscomb, you will be expected to uphold these values throughout your journey, alongside faculty and staff who are there to encourage you and answer any questions you might have.

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Institutional Effectiveness

Lipscomb’s mission is at the core of what we do and who we are. Our Office of Institutional Effectiveness makes sure we continue to achieve that mission by serving as a resource for data collection, education and training for faculty and staff, and management of our strategic plan. Learn more about how we continue to improve the processes within our university for our greater impact.

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Center for Teaching & Learning

As an innovative leader in education, Lipscomb seeks to invest in our faculty and staff as much as we do our students. Our Center for Teaching & Learning is devoted to providing faculty with resources to bring creativity, innovation and collaboration to their classrooms. Find out about our programs and services to help our faculty achieve excellence in their callings.

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