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Student Resources & Support

Tools for Student Success

Cincinnati State provides many services to assist our students in achieving success, from the first semester until graduation.

Most of the services listed are free for students.

Resource Guide 2019

Academic Advising

Academic Advisors are located in the academic divisions.

Business Technologies

  • Location: Room 330, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-1620 

Engineering and Information Technologies

  • Location: Room 210, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-1743

Health & Public Safety

  • Location: Room 312, Health Professions Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-1670

Humanities & Sciences

  • Location: Room 232, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-1700

Academic Support



Resources to help with class work and research.

  • Location: Room 170, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-1606


Tutoring Center

Free tutoring services for any student enrolled at the College.

  • Location: Room 261, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-1614


Writing Center

Free instructional support for students whose coursework includes written assignments.

  • Location: Room 235 and Room 237, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-1736

Math Center

Free instructional support for students whose coursework includes math assignments.
  • Location: Room 228B, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Walk-In Service:
    • Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    • Friday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Transfer Center

Get information on making the transition from associate's degree studies at Cincinnati State to a bachelor's degree, and meet with representatives from area colleges and universities.

  • Location: ATLC 221, near Bakery Hill (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-1884


College Access Programs (CAP)/ TRiO Programs

Tutoring, academic coaching, and support for students who are first generation college students, low income, or disabled.

  • Location: Room 131B, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-4797


CState Accelerate

A research-supported program that provides assistance and incentives to help students graduate within three years. The program is not accepting new students at this time.

Personal and Learning Support


Counseling Services

Counseling to address personal and mental health concerns, as well as referrals to community resources.

  • Location: Room 171, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-5779


Disability Services

Assistance for students with special needs to ensure they receive reasonable academic accommodations in their courses, according to their individual needs.

  • Location: Room 129, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-1775

International Student Affairs

Support and services for the international student community.

  • Location: Room 196, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-4769


Veteran Student Affairs

Assistance for veterans, their eligible dependents, and selected reservists.

  • Location: Room 135, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-1543


Surge Cupboard Food Pantry

Assistance for students dealing with food insecurity concerns.

  • Location: Room 137, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-4845 (Food Pantry advisor Angela Haensel)

Career Services

Career Center

Assistance and resources for choosing a college major and/or career, preparing for job interviews, and locating post-graduation employment opportunities.
  • Location: ATLC 215, near Bakery Hill (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-4242

Career Coach 
An online resource to help students make good decisions about a career choice, by providing tools to assess your interests, as well as current local data on job opportunities, wages, and education/training required for a variety of careers.

Career Closet

The Cincinnati State Career Closet provides work-appropriate attire, at no cost, for current Cincinnati State students who are preparing for job interviews and co-op or internship experiences. Referral by a faculty or staff member is required.

  • Phone: (513) 569-1634

Technical Support

Computer Help Desk and Walk-up Service Window

Support and assistance with campus technology including Blackboard, Cincinnati State email, and other technical support.

  • Location (Walk-Up Service Window): Room 349, Main Building (Clifton Campus) - Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
  • Phone: (513) 569-1234, option 1
  • eMail:


CState Online

Instruction primarily through web-based courses, associate's degree programs, and certificate programs.

Child Care & Resources for Parents

Child Care

The William Mallory Early Learning Center provides outstanding childcare on Cincinnati State’s campus while serving as a learning lab for Cincinnati State students earning an associate's degrees in Early Childhood Education (ECE). Priority in enrollment is given to Cincinnati State students and staff.

  • Location: 4th floor, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-1504

Parenting Resource Center

Services and resources for Cincinnati State students who are also parents, or serve in a parenting role.

Complete a short survey so the Parent Resource Center can better meet your needs!
  • Location: Room 135B, Main Building (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-4766

Financial Planning & Financial Support for College

The Financial Aid Resources page includes guides to improving your financial literacy as well as guides and lists for many sources of funding for college. You can also seek help from a Financial Aid staff member.

  • Location: Room 105, ATLC (Clifton Campus, near Overlook Cafe)
  • Phone: (513) 569-1530


Metro Discount Card

Cincinnati State and Metro offers students significantly discounted rates. For only $1, Cincinnati State students can ride any Metro bus route, at any time, to any place Metro travels.

Student Activities

Student Activities provides College ID cards (Surge Cards), as well as student programs and services, and support for College clubs and organizations.

  • Location: Room 204, ATLC (Clifton Campus)
  • Phone: (513) 569-5747
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