Student Success Center (SSC)

Student Success Center

It takes a lot to succeed as a college student: passing classes, making up tests, studying, working on group projects, and finding a part-time job are some of the aspects of the college experience. Here at the Student Success Center (SSC) we are your one stop shop for all these things and more. Make sure to come visit us on the second floor of the Grubbs Learning Center building, or email our office at!

Contact Us

Location: Francis-Grubbs Learning Center 2nd Floor
Phone: (530) 226-4783

SSC Services

Academic Success Center/Academic Counseling

Academic Counseling

The Academic Success Center (ASC) engages in the intellectual growth and success of Simpson University students by providing them with resources, education, guidance, and support to assist them in their individual efforts. This is accomplished through offering services such as tutoring, academic coaching, handouts, exam proctoring, and disability accommodations. These resources are free to all Simpson University students.

Career Services

Career Counseling

Career Services exists to assist Simpson University students and alumni in the development of career decision-making and professional skills within a Christian worldview. We desire to help individuals discover their God-given strengths and giftings and assist in the transition of being a student to fulfilling a calling and career. Our goal is to educate and equip students through career counseling, online resources, and by collaboration with other departments on campus as well as in the community.

Dunamis Wellnes/Personal Counseling

Personal Counseling

Dunamis Wellness serves to provide holistic services that empower individuals, families, and couples to live life to the fullest in overall health and wellness. We focus on the whole person, with emphasis on improved mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, and social well-being. Our clinicians work with clients to explore the challenges they are facing, find creative solutions, and discover who they are to establish a new way of living. At Dunamis, we foster a caring and peaceful atmosphere where anyone is able to come as they are, free from fear or judgment.

If you’re looking for extra support or guidance through a challenging situation you’re in, or you’re just ready to move in a new direction in your life - we look forward to working with you to achieve your goals. For more information or to schedule, give us a call at (530) 338-0087, email Amanda Rubert at, stop by the Student Success Center, or visit us online at

TRIO - Student Support Services

TRIO - Student Support Services

The TRIO Student Support Services is a federally funded program designed to help first-generation students, low-income students and/or students with disabilities through the college experience. The goal of the program is to minimize the challenges these students face in accomplishing their personal, academic and career goals. We also want to provide these students with tools, resources and experiences they may not have access to. This includes Workshops, Cultural Events, Speaker Events, Mentorship and more.

To learn more or apply for the program, please visit

Veterans Success Center

Veterans Success

The Veterans Success Center is dedicated to accommodating service members, veterans, and their dependents as they seek out their education options at Simpson University. We will be your direct contact to ensure you're aware of all of your educational options and we will provide you with all of the steps required for completing your academic goals.

Our services to you (as a veteran) include program information, benefit education, application guidance, student care, wellness and advocacy on and off campus. Stop by the Veterans Success Center we can help guide you through a successful educational experience and degree completion.

Contact Information

Location: Grubbs Learning Center, Rooms 105-109
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Monday - Friday)

Simpson CARES

Simpson CARES

Simpson CARES is a resource to ensure that no student slips through the cracks. We do this through a team-based approach that utilizes campus wide resources to help students in need. This resource includes our Title IX office, Office on Violence Against Women, and our CARE Team with focuses on behavioral intervention strategies.