Contact Us

STAR Services
Communication, Room 109
P.O. Box 10108
Beaumont, TX 77710
(409) 880-7201
(409) 880-7200 (fax)

The LU Tutoring Center
Mary and John Gray Library, 1st Floor
(409) 880-7526

Meet the Staff

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About Us

Mission Statement

The Mission of Lamar University's Student Tutoring And Retention (STAR) Services is to provide educational resources to assist students in reaching their academic, personal, and professional goals. Through a positive and supportive environment and partnerships between staff and students, we empower learners to cultivate their skills, strategies, and behaviors to become successful lifelong learners.

Vision Statement

The STAR Services vision is to be a highly collaborative and creative department that offers support services that are both based on national best practices and the needs of our dynamic student body that will help them graduate from Lamar University.

Values Statement

STAR Services is committed to providing quality academic support to Lamar University learners. Our core values are:

  • Acceptance – We appreciate and value all
  • Seeking Solutions – We employ creative thinking and approaches to face challenges
  • Continuous Improvement – We embrace new knowledge and recognize that learning is endless
  • Integrity – We adhere to Lamar University’s policies and procedures and are committed to honesty, fairness, professionalism, and trustworthiness
  • Positivity – We believe in our services and the potential of all students to reach their goals
  • Teamwork – We understand that every member of our team brings a unique perspective that is necessary in our department’s success


The LU Tutoring Center is located in the Mary and John Gray Library, 1st floor. Please contact us at (409) 880-7526 or email

LU Success Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching with LU Success is located in the Communications building, Room 109. Please contact us at (409) 880-7137 or email


For more information about REDtalks, please contact us at or (409) 880-7218.

Supplemental Instruction

For more information about Supplemental Instruction or if you want to apply to be an Leader, please call contact us at (409) 880-7209 or e-mail


Lamar University is committed to providing all students attending events an accessible, positive experience. To request disability-related accommodations, contact the Accessibility Resource Center at (409) 880-8347 or