Student Success Center


Contact Us

Mrs. Ebone Johnson, Tutoring Coordinator

Tamika Phelps, Assistant Coordinators

Our Student Success Centers

The Student Success Center is committed to the academic growth and success of Bowie State University students. BSU students can take advantage of a variety of satellite services that are under the Student Success Center. 




The Student Success Center Tutoring Lab

The student success center tutorial lab offers support in 100 & 200 historical difficult courses in the College of Business, Psychology, Computer Technology, and Computer Science

Make a Tutoring Appointment with Starfish



Smarthinking is an online tutoring system you can access within Blackboard. The Smarthinking platform allows you to have someone review your writing, connect with an online tutor, submit a question, or schedule a session with a live tutor.

Log On to Smarthinking


The Writing Center

The Writing Center at Smith Vidal Literacy and Language Center helps students become more effective and confident writers.  writing consultants can assist you through all stages of the writing process with any type of writing task. 

Schedule an Appointment at the Writing Center


Math Lab

Tutors can clarify course concepts and teach strategies to more effectively learn, study, and solve academic problems in specific courses.

Email for an Appointment with the Math Lab

In addition to utilizing these tutoring services, students should consult academic departments directly for more resources to support coursework.