Center For Student Success


The McPhillips Center is here to support you along your journey through university life by providing both the tools and the support you need to be successful. Our mission is to promote the academic and personal development of students at Anderson University. By offering services, resources, educational programming, and collaboration with others, the Center offers support to student from their initial enrollment to graduation through programs of academic support, accessibility services, and student success initiatives.


We offer services in the following areas to help you reach your goals:

Academic Support

  • Individualized coaching in college-level study
  • Student Success Seminars throughout the semester

Accessibility Services

  • Academic and other accommodations for students with diagnosed disabilities

Tutoring Services

  • Focused on core curriculum and extending to many major courses

4ward Program

  • Support for our contractually admitted students


We are located on the top floor of Thrift Library, Suite 202.
David Larson McPhillips holding an award

Our Center was named in fall 2017 for 2016 AU graduate
David Larson McPhillips through a generous gift from his parents, Julian and Leslie McPhillips of Montgomery, Alabama.