Center for Student Success

Success Coaching

The purpose of the Success Coach Model at Oberlin College is to aid students in leveraging their strengths to achieve self-defined success, and to help maximize their experience by providing holistic support and individualized guidance.

Through empowerment and agency, Success Coaches will co-create success plans with students based on their particular needs. As trained and certified-eligible professionals, Success Coaches are committed to cultivating a sense of belonging and safe space for all students at Oberlin College and Conservatory.

Success Coaching can include but is not limited to:

  • Supportive relationships and connections
  • Self-efficacy
  • Goal setting tips and tricks
  • Time management 
  • Value alignment
  • Networking
  • Social integration 
  • Effective communication
  • Financial planning and literacy
  • and more! 

To schedule a Success Coaching appointment, use this link or visit us in Stevenson Hall (Longman Commons) Room 106. 

CSS uses Clifton Strengths and Appreciative Education as its guiding framework