The Student Success Center

502.272.7400 • Located on the B-level of the W.L. Lyons Brown Library • Website

  • Academic Advising - Supports students in creating four-year plans for graduation. Our advisors work with students to integrate their interests, values, and academic and professional goals into these plans. We assist students in considering all the different major and minor and can recommend out-of-class opportunities that will integrate their personal interests, as well as academic and professional goals. Examples of out-of-class opportunities are internships, study abroad, student research, and many more.
  • The Testing Center - Provides students registered with Accessibility Resource Center a quiet, distraction-reduced or isolated place to take tests. For more information, see section II, F.
  • The Tutoring Center - All Bellarmine students registered for classes the opportunity to work with a peer tutor in a small group setting for most of the 100 and 200 level courses offered at Bellarmine. Peer tutors are available to assist students in understanding course content, honing study skills or preparing for exams. To schedule a tutoring appointment please visit the SSC site. The username is the first part of your email (do not include and the password you use for your Bellarmine accounts.

    If you schedule tutoring appointment(s) in the SSC, it is your responsibility to attend the session(s). If you cannot make it to a particular appointment, you must cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the appointment time to avoid penalty. Regular attendance in the class for which you are being tutored is expected. If you are having any issues with your tutoring sessions, it is your responsibility to contact the SSC to make the necessary adjustments.
  • Writing Center - The mission of the Bellarmine Writing Center is to provide one-with-one tutoring in writing to all members of the Bellarmine community. The center works with writers at all stages of development and at every stage of the writing process. For additional information about the Writing Center and to learn how to sign up for an appointment, please contact Jennie Wellman at or call 502.272.8073.

Career Development Center

502.272.8242 • Located on the ground floor of Centro-McGowan Hall • Website

The Career Development Center offers testing and counseling services designed to help students make wise and informed decisions regarding their college majors and careers. Vocational assessments help identify areas of strength and interest. The center also assists students with internship placement, resume writing, job-seeking skills, interviewing, and summer employment opportunities. Career Development also maintains a library on the second floor of the Campus Center, Room 225, with specific information regarding employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. 

Counseling Center

502.272.8480 • Located on the fourth floor of Nolen C. Allen Hall, Suite 403 • Website

Bellarmine University Counseling Center provides short-term mental health services including personal counseling, group counseling, psychological assessment, consultation and referrals. Services are free and confidential for all currently enrolled Bellarmine University. To schedule an appointment call the Counseling Center at 502.272.8480.

Health Services

502.272.8313 • Located on the bottom floor of Newman Hall • Website

A professional staff including a Registered Nurse and three Nurse Practitioners provides health services. With the exception of immunizations and lab procedures, all services are free. The focus of the Health Services Clinic is on health promotion, disease prevention and holistic health. All Bellarmine students; full time, part time and graduate students, both residents and commuters, may use any of the services offered.

Nurse practitioners are available by appointment. Visit Health Services website to see nurse practitioners availability.

Physical Therapy Service Learning Clinic

502.272.8356 • Located 2120 Newburg Road, first floor of Nolen Allen Hall, room 200 • Website

The Service Learning Clinic (SLC) is a free service to the Bellarmine community where graduate physical therapy students provide physical therapy under the supervision of their instructors. Therapy services include evaluation and treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal, neurological and developmental conditions. For additional information or to schedule an appointment email Anita at or call the number listed above.

Vocational Rehabilitation

The Department of Vocational Rehabilitation in Louisville’s mission is “to assist Kentuckians with disabilities to achieve suitable employment and independence.” There are over 50 Vocational Rehabilitation offices covering all 120 counties in Kentucky. To contact the office nearest you call (800) 372-7172 (V/TTY) or for more information on their services, contact the Bellarmine’s Director of Accessibility Resource Center directly (502.272.8490). If you have a VR Counselor already, you are encouraged to meet with him/her regarding recommended accommodations at the college level and additional support services.