Stephen Houseknecht, Director
University life is sometimes hectic. At times, students may experience crises or unexpected situations that cause increased stress and anxiety. To offer support, we provide a campus full of faculty, staff, and students ready to help. Students can talk confidentially with our counselors and/or campus pastors. Additionally, students may receive coordinated assistance from our Center for Student Success staff to help them work with faculty in getting caught up on coursework, access academic support, manage illnesses or time away from campus.
The Center for Student Success is dedicated to equipping students with confidence in their identity and life direction through:
Phone: 417.865.2815 ext. 8215
Location: Zimmerman Hall 208
For further information, contact Stephen Houseknecht
- Learning how to study better so that you can study less?
- Improving your grades? (Who isn’t?)
- Managing your time to reduce your stress?
- Learning how to succeed in a challenging class?
- Attending a study group?
- Working one-on-one with an academic coach?
You’ve learned a lot of things by this point in your life: how to tie your shoes, how to ride a bike, how to skateboard – and more.
But have you ever thought about learning how to learn?
We believe that every student can learn to be an effective learner, and our mission is to go on that journey with you. Our academic coaches are eager to partner with you and help you maximize your learning. Along the way, you’ll make the most of your study time, improve your grades, and develop ownership of your academic career to its fullest potential.
Why simply “get by” in college? Our mission is to see every Evangel student not only endure but thrive. With strategic efforts, we believe that you can thrive too.
Connect with one of our peer Academic Coaches today and begin your journey towards maximizing your effectiveness as a learner!
Phone: (417) 865-2815 ext. 8215
Location: Zimmerman Hall 208
Current students can schedule an appointment at css.setmore.com.
Evangel University is committed to equal educational opportunities for students with disabilities and recognizes that reasonable accommodations or modifications may be necessary to ensure access to campus courses, services, activities, and facilities.
Academic Support, a division of the Center for Student Success, is the office designated by Evangel University to review disability documentation, determine reasonable accommodations, and develop plans for the provision of such accommodations, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 as Amended (ADA). For further information, please refer to the Disability and Academic Accommodations Handbook.
If you would like to request academic accommodations due to a disability or other health condition (including permanent or temporary conditions) that may have some impact on your academic success, please contact Academic Support staff in the Center for Student Success or submit an Accommodations Request Form.
Testing & Disability Coordinator
417-865-2815 ext 8213
Housing and Meal Plan Accommodations
Evangel University operates in compliance with the Fair Housing Act and the 504 Rehabilitation Act. The University recognizes that Assistance Animals and Service Animals may be an effective accommodation for certain qualified students with disabilities at Evangel University. For detailed information on Assistance Animals and Service Animals, and to see if you qualify, refer to the Assistance Animal Policy or contact Academic Support staff.
For further information regarding housing and meal plan accommodations, please contact Danielle Poulson-Jones, Housing Director, at PoulsonJonesD@evangel.edu or by phone at 417.575.5410.
What makes you different from every other person? What do you naturally do best.
The CliftonStrengths Assessment measures your talents and your natural patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving, and categorizes them into 34 themes.
As a student at Evangel University, you will take the CliftonStrengths assessment to learn how to develop your greatest talents into strengths, that you will use for a lifetime!
We are dedicated to providing a positive testing experience by accommodating the unique needs of each student, building relationships with students, faculty, and staff, and ensuring academic integrity.
Evangel University is committed to equal educational opportunities for students with disabilities in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act as amended (ADA). Academic Support, a division of the Center for Student Success, is the office designated by Evangel University to review disability documentation, determine reasonable accommodations, and develop plans for the provision of such accommodations. If you believe that you qualify for testing accommodations, please contact Academic Support at Evangel University. Only students with a verified Accommodations Plan will receive testing accommodations. For more information, reference the Disability and Accommodations Manual or contact Stephen Houseknecht, Director of Academic Support.
Director of Academic Support Center for Student Success
417.865.2815 ext. 8271