Once you're accepted to South University, our help doesn't stop there. Throughout your entire academic program, you will be supported with a wide range of resources that make online learning with South University convenient and productive.
In the Online Library, you’ll have access to a full-text search engine that crawls over 350 databases, supporting every academic program. You’ll get full-text articles, not just abstracts. In addition, interlibrary book loans can be shipped to you at no additional charge.
Dealing with a Personal Problem? Talk One-2-One counseling services can help! Counseling benefits available at no charge to all students at South University Online Programs. Counseling for personal, family and marital problems – stress, anxiety, depression. Talk One-2-Oneoffers up to 4 confidential face to face or telephonic counseling sessions. All Talk One-2-One Counselors are licensed, experienced, and easy to talk to.
- Appointments available near home or work.
- 24 hour, 7 day a week crisis hotline.
Help is just a call away! To schedule an appointment: Call: 1-888-620-3362. A no charge, confidential service to South University Online Programs students
South University is committed to providing qualified students with disabilities an equal opportunity to access the benefits, rights and privileges of college services, programs and activities in compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Students who believe they are in need of accommodations should contact Disability Services at email@example.com or 888-444-3404, ext 33000.
Student and Consumer Information
For policies and information available to prospective and current students, please visit our Consumer Information section.
See the South University Online Handbook and Arbitration Agreement for quick reference.
The Career Services department at South University connects you from day one to a clear career path process. You'll receive continuous support and advice that will prepare you for life after graduation.
Once You're Enrolled
You'll have access to various career assessment tools to start you off on the right foot, in addition to detailed job search information and free resume builder.
Before You Graduate
You will be contacted by a Career Assistant who will connect you to resources that can help you in your career exploration.
- Resume critique by a career professional in your chosen field
- Assistance in successful cover letter completion
- Identifying job search best practices
- Guiding you through the interview process
You will have the opportunity to work with one of our Career Services Advisors, who will assist you in the following:
- Developing and executing a career strategy
- Resume and cover letter refinement
- Job search in your field and location
How Our Graduates Measure Up
2009 graduation stats can be viewed here.
We know how challenging it might seem to pursue your degree and your goal of advancing your career. That’s why we have built a support system like no other in order to help you get where you want to go. At South University, your graduation team will be there to support you every step of the way as you pursue your degree.
Your team of graduation representatives will be there from the first moment you apply on through to your graduation. They will work in concert with each other to ensure that you are getting the answers you need, to encourage you along the way and to assist you in your application, in helping you identify the best way for you to pay for school, be there for questions about your academic courses and so much more.
Introducing Your Graduation Team
Each Graduation Team is made up of three people working together to make sure you have the support you need during your entire time with us.
Your first contact – your Admissions Representative will help you through the initial stages of your application, helping you better understand the process and answering all of your questions as they support you all the way through the admissions process.
Student Finance Counselor
Your Finance Counselor will be your first point of contact regarding your student finances all the way through to your graduation. From helping you understand your available options for financing through any application process and beyond, the Finance Counselor will be there to help answer all of your questions.
Your Academic Counselor will be there to guide you through all of your questions about your chosen degree program. They will be there from your first course all the way through graduation to make sure your academic experience is the best that it can be.
At South University, student interaction is an integral part of the overall online learning experience. From social networking to school events, students are provided with a wide variety of opportunities to socialize and expand upon what they've learned in the classroom. Learn more about these options below.
The Campus Common
The Campus Common at South University is your one-stop connection to the latest news and events, academic support, career services, professional resources, and much more. Learn about the services we offer below.
Online Student Community
"Get Connected" with other South University online students in the Campus Common. You'll have access to our Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn community pages, in addition to over 130 student groups. You can also chat live with faculty and join national honorary and professional groups.
Connections is a great place for students to interact with faculty and each other. It includes three specific areas for interaction:
- A department area where faculty and students from specific programs can interact and read about the latest news and events pertinent to them.
- An Organizations area that includes student chapters of professional organizations, as well as groups organized by the Student Affairs department at South University.
- A lounge area where users can create their own groups based on anything from their location to specific interests they may have outside of school.
For students who may not have a chance to check out Connections on a regular basis, Student Affairs also publishes a quarterly newsletter called Connections Corner, which highlights some of the most recent events and organizations discussed in Connections. The newsletter is e-mailed to students and is also posted on the Campus Common.