Due to inclement weather and for the safety of everyone, Ancilla College has approved an early campus dismissal for our faculty and staff on Tuesday, December 12th. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

Student Success Center

Making Successful Students In and Out of the Classroom

Welcome to the Student Success Center

Click the links to the left based on your needs. We’re here to help!

Mission of the Student Success Center


The mission of the Student Success Center at Ancilla College is to work in partnership with the College community to assist all students in becoming active, responsible, and successful learners. We strive to help students resolve the personal, academic and social problems interfering with their academic performance.


To accomplish our mission we:

  • Provide a foundation for learning by teaching strategies that promote active, independent learning
  • Provide service learning opportunities for students who have demonstrated academic excellence
  • Collaborate with the campus community to identify and support students who are not reaching their academic potential
  • Assist and connect students with institutions of higher learning to further their academic endeavors

Handouts for Success

Referral List

The following is a list of typical advising problems/questions along with the office on campus or publication where you can find information or assistance.

Academic grievances/issuesDepartment Chair/ Student Handbook
Appeals of academic decisionsVPAA Administrative Assistant/
Credit by examination (CLEP Testing)Student Success Center Testing & Tutoring Lab
Dropping coursesAdvior
Math difficultiesInstructor/MATH LAB
Placement TestingStudent Success Center Testing & Tutoring Lab
Reading DifficultiesStudent Success Center
Repeating a courseAdvisor
Requirements for GraduationAdvisor
Applying for GraduationRegistrar Office
Study Skills DifficultiesStudent Success Center
Transcript RequestsRegistrar Office
Transfer credit assessmentAdvisor/Registrar Office
Transfer informationAdvisor
TutoringStudent Success Center Testing/Tutoring Lab
Withdrawing from collegeAdvisor/Registrar Office
Writing DifficultiesWriting Lab
Nursing InformationNursing Department
Career CounselingJim Cawthon – Career Development Advisor
Disabilities – LearningErin Houser – Coordinator of ADA Testing/Tutoring Lab
HousingResidence Life Office
Jobs (part-time, full-time, post-graduation)Jim Cawthon – Career Development Advisor
Jobs (campus)Financial Aid Office/Business Office
Behavioral CounselingSee Advisor (Bowen Center)
Spiritual Life ProgrammingCampus Ministries
Campus Clubs & OrganizationsStudent Activities
Car RegistrationBusiness Office
ID CardsLibrary
Student GovernmentJill Neidlinger
Volunteer OpportunitiesCampus Ministries

Who's My Advisor?

Inge Kirk

Kristin Rust

Georgiana Hatter


Inge Kirk

Coordinator for Academic Advising / Freshman Seminar

M.S.M. Indiana Wesleyan University; B.S. Calumet College of St. Joseph; A.S. Ancilla College




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Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Kristin Rust

Academic Adviso

B.A. Indiana University-South Bend




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Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Georgiana Hatter

Academic Advisor

A.A. Ancilla College; B.S. Calumet College of St. Joseph




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