Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)



Faulkner University’s Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) provides peer tutoring, independent and group study space, computer and printer usage, and other academic resources. The center is staffed by two faculty directors and a number of students who have demonstrated exceptional skill in their subject areas and have been recommended by their professors. All ACE staff members have undergone training and obtained certification through the National Tutoring Association. The ACE staff is both eager and equipped to help students reach academic success!


ACE services are available to all Faulkner University students, free of charge. Students may visit the ACE anytime during regular center hours, but appointments are recommended for tutoring services. Any student may make an appointment by signing up at, calling the center at 334-386-7294, or emailing


Outside of center hours, students also have 24/7 access to online tutoring and resources through Smarthinking under the “Tools” link in Blackboard. Smarthinking is available to all students at any time and at no additional cost.