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CPS Student Success

Whenever you are on a journey, it is always helpful to have someone who can help you when you reach a crossroads. That is what our Student Success staff are here to do for you. Carson-Newman’s goal is your success!  

We will help you navigate any challenges you may encounter related to learning. We will help you learn time management, resume writing, interview skills, and more. You have taken the first step on this journey, and we want you to know you aren’t alone. 

The CPS Learning Experience

Online Learning

Want to know what it’s like to be an online student? Explore our Digital Learning Environment (DLE) and discover how it enhances your online learning experience. 

Flexible, Experiential Learning in Community

We believe in the power of relationships between faculty and students, students and other students, and students and their communities. As a result, we offer a variety of innovative, flexible learning opportunities that provide a transformational learning experience. 

Important Dates to Remember

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Student Resources & Support

Disability Services

We know that learning is challenging. It is challenging for everyone. We want to provide you with the support you need to learn despite whatever challenges you face along the way.  Disability Services will help to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified students and help you reach your full potential!  

Disability Services

Counseling Services

C-N Counseling Services strive to support all students, including online and distant learners. You can make an online appointment, visit a virtual relaxation room, and find many mental-health resources.

Counseling Services

Academic Advising & Life Coaching

Our online Student Support staff stands ready to help you navigate the registration process and make the essential academic decisions that will equip you to take control of your future and live a thriving academic life. We will also help you learn and develop skills that will prepare you for success in and beyond college, such as time management, test-taking, presentation, and problem-solving skills, among others.  Email Student Success today to set up a virtual or in-person meeting with an advisor. 

Career Development

We offer various services to help and support students and alumni prepare for and connect with a career that will lead to a meaningful career and thriving life.  Email our Career Services department for helpful resources.   

Online Tutoring and Writing Review

Smarthinking is a 24/7 online tutoring program built into each course and is a free service for you.  You can search on specific topics, upload a paper for review, or schedule an appointment with a live online tutor.  When you log onto your Canvas course, you will find a link for Smarthinking online tutoring.  

C-N Library

Carson-Newman’s Stephens-Burnett Memorial Library is here to help you reach your full potential. In the C-N online library, you can live chat with a research librarian, find databases, view research guides, acquire citation help, and access many other services. 

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