Student Success

Student Success is dedicated to providing a holistic support to balance academic, personal and professional development; and, enhance all levels of academic performance and personal well-being to promote student excellence, advance learning skills and strategies for students at University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine.


  • Academic counseling
  • Individual and group advising
  • Learning and student strategy assessments
  • Tutoring
  • Writing support

Topics for consultation may include:


  • Adjustment to medical school
  • Balancing quality of life
  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Improving oral presentations
  • Learning styles & strategies
  • Motivation
  • Personality assessment
  • Personal health
  • Stress management
  • Student Disability Services & accommodations
  • Study skills
  • Test anxiety
  • Test taking skills
  • Time management
  • Wellness and academic resources 


Student Success provides screening for learning disabilities, attention disorders, learning styles and personality types.  Referrals may be made for additional testing and evaluation when appropriate.  Student Success guides students through the processes involved in requesting accommodations for an identified physical or learning disability.


Tutoring services are available on an individual or group basis to all UIWSOM students, at no cost.  Tutoring sessions may be led by tutors hired by UIWSOM or peer tutors who are familiar with course content. Tutoring is proactive and encourages participation from the start of each unit/course rather than subsequent to academic difficulty.