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Graduate Student Success Center


Thank you for visiting the Graduate Student Success Center (GSSC) and welcome! Our goal is to assist you in your journey as a graduate student at Alabama A&M University. The GSSC provides graduate students with a place to study, to network, and to engage in academic and professional experiences.  The GSSC hosts academic and wellness workshops, graduate student learning communities, tutoring and a graduate lounge.  Whether your program is online, face-to-face or a combination, we offer a variety of services to ensure your academic success including:

  •  On-campus and online tutoring
  • Dedicated workspaces and meeting spaces on-campus
  • Academic workshops on-campus and online
  • Writing Center on-campus and online (including help and paper submission)

 Other resources offered are:

  • Workshops (e.g. Thesis and Dissertation Writing Workshop)
  • Advisory committee meetings
  • Graduate Student Council meetings
  • Group project meetings
  • Study groups



Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For graduate student organization meetings, please call 256.372.5686.  Please allow 24 hours before scheduled meeting.



The Graduate Writing Studio is a writing service for graduate students provided by the Graduate Student Success Center (GSSC) in collaboration with the "Write Place." Here, graduate students receive one-on-one support for their writing as they work on completion of Master's Reports, Master's Theses and Dissertations.


For more information on the Graduate Writing Studio, click here: Graduate Writing Studio

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Graduate Tutoring Services

Our on-campus Graduate Student Success Center offers free writing assistance for Master’s Research Reports, Thesis, Dissertations and other writing assignments. The free tutoring services are provided by appointments are strongly encouraged. Stop in with your textbooks, notes, and assignments and we will be happy to assist you!



To guarantee in-person assistance for Master’s Research Report, Thesis and Dissertation with a dedicated tutor, please schedule an appointment. Appointments can be made here: SCHEDULE YOUR IN PERSON TUTORING APPOINTMENT

For students attending Lawson State Community College or enrolled in an online program that need assistance with Master’s Research Report, Thesis and Dissertation. Appointments can be made here: SCHEDULE YOUR ONLINE AND HYBRID STUDENT TUTORING APPOINTMENT

For students needing assistance with classroom writing assignments appointments can be made here: SCHEDULE YOUR OTHER WRITING ASSIGNMENTS APPOINTMENT


graduate student fellowship

The Office of Graduate Studies extends an invitation for graduate students to apply for fellowships.  Click the link to apply today

  • All applications must be typed and submitted electronically. 
  • Selection awards will be based upon demonstrated financial need, the information provided in the fellowship application and the students essay. 
  • Submit your completed application and essay to




The Graduate Student Council serves the unique needs of Alabama A&M University’s graduate and professional students through a network of support and encouragement. We operate as a collective voice for our members, acting as the official graduate student representation in university affairs and the Student Government Association (SGA). We encourage all graduate and professional students to become active in our organization.

AAMU GSC is made up of an Executive Board (elected: President, VP, Treasurer, Secretary, Parlimentarian and SGA Senate Representative).