The STAR Center (Success through Academic Resources) is a federally funded program designed to help students be successful while attending South Plains College. College can be challenging and fun, yet occasionally students may find that they need help meeting the demands of college.
The STAR Center provides academic and self-enhancing assistance to program participants. Some of these services include tutoring, a dedicated computer lab, self-help workshops, and cultural activities. All services provided are free of charge.
SPC students must meet certain eligibility requirements in order to access services. Students must display an academic need and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. In addition, students must meet one of the following criteria:
- Be a first generation college student (neither parent has received a four-year degree).
- Exhibit a documented financial need.
- And or have a documented disability.
Those interested in the program must complete an eligibility application. Once the application is submitted, an interview is arranged. The interview phase allows the staff to get to know the student and evaluate their interest in the program.
The STAR Center is located at the New Student Relations Building, For more information, contact the program director at (806) 894-9611, ext. 2750 or 2751.
Find out more about special services in the Student Services section of our online General Catalog.