Paul L. Foster Success Center

Paul L. Foster Success Center

The Paul L. Foster Success Center (PLFSC) provides a supportive environment for all students with a wide range of services intentionally designed to undergird and maximize opportunities for success in their Baylor experience. In partnership with faculty and staff, we empower students to strive toward academic excellence and exploration of calling while discovering and fulfilling their personal gifts, goals, and aspirations.

Welcome New Students!!

We can’t wait to meet you and are excited to be partnering with you as you embark on your educational journey!

The Paul L. Foster Success Center (PLFSC) maximizes opportunities for success in the Baylor experience. We empower students to strive toward academic excellence and exploration of calling while discovering and fulfilling their personal gifts, goals, and aspirations. Get a quick introduction to our services by watching this video. Also, check out our five departments at the links below. Feel free to reach out to us at our PLFSC email.

An important first step in your Baylor experience is to download the Navigate app by going to your app store today. It will provide a customized academic experience with tools designed to support your success throughout your time at Baylor.


Academic Support Programs
Academic Support Programs (ASP) offers all Baylor students a comprehensive range of academic resources designed to develop the learning competencies and self-management skills leading to academic achievement.
Office of Access and Learning Accommodation
The Office of Access and Learning Accommodation (OALA) creates an encouraging, supportive, and caring environment where students with disabilities feel they are accepted and valued as individuals. This is achieved by showing compassion, patience, and open-mindedness as well as through teaching responsibility.
Student Opportunity & Accessibility Resources
Student Opportunity & Accessibility Resources (SOAR) provides resources and programming aimed at supporting Baylor's diverse student population and is dedicated to offering the research and scholarly opportunities and financial knowledge, skills, and support systems necessary for students to ensure their educational success at all levels.
Student Success Initiatives
Student Success Initiatives (SSI) strives to positively impact the success of Baylor students by addressing their social, emotional, vocational, spiritual and academic needs. Each of the SSI areas is designed to strengthen a student's transition, persistence and retention, thereby creating a more robust coordinated care network for undergraduate students.
University Advisement
University Advisement (UA) provides assistance in combining curricular and co-curricular experiences enabling students to realize their individual calling. We equip and challenge students to responsibly develop personalized, practical, and appropriate educational plans, reflecting their academic and creative strengths and encompassing transformational learning opportunities throughout the academic journey.
Mar. 25, 2021
First in Line: First Generation Student Panel
Baylor University's First in Line program recognizes that life as a first generation college student is a unique experience. Our March 25 panel discussion explored how four Baylor students prepared themselves for the college experience, navigated a worldwide pandemic and found a supportive community on campus to help them become first in their family to earn a college degree.
Feb. 11, 2021
Baylor Boost club fosters community for fully online students
The push for virtual education due to the pandemic, students at Baylor are able to opt-in to take classes fully online. Student-led organization Baylor Boost was created at the end of the fall semester with a dedication to facilitating connections for these online-only students.
Feb. 11, 2021
Success center tutors balance work with assistance
The Paul L. Foster Success Center’s tutoring center provides students with assistance in passing classes or understanding material they have trouble with.
Jan. 22, 2021
Faculty and Staff Surpass Goal in Support of The Store, Addressing Food Insecurity at Baylor
Committed to eliminating the obstacles to academic excellence that its students might encounter, Baylor established The Store, an on-campus food pantry that provides nutritious food, free-of-cost, to students who may be dealing with food insecurity on our campus. The Store, in operation since 2018, has been a successful endeavor helping countless students, thanks to the generous support of the Baylor Family, who have donated to its cause.