golden student success center

The Golden Student Success Center (GSSC) is a state-of-the-art building featuring great study spaces, computer work stations, fast Wi-Fi, Einstein Bros. Bagels and more. The building houses the Golden Library, the Runnels Gallery and the offices of Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction and Distance Learning. The heart of the GSSC, the Golden Library, serves students, alumni and the Portales community with three main collections: General Collection, Special Collections and Government Information. Special Collections includes the Jack Williamson Science Fiction Library, Southwest Collection (including New Mexico collections), University archives, and local history. The General Collection includes newspapers, serials, juvenile books, and K-12 curriculum materials.

⚠ COVID Notes

Summer 2021 Guidelines

  • Access will be limited to a single, monitored entry/exit point (Ave. K entrance). The checkpoint table at the entrance will be staffed at all times by a GSSC employee.
  • Health screenings (including temperature check) will be conducted before patrons are permitted access to the GSSC. Those feeling ill or displaying symptoms of COVID-19 will not be permitted to enter the GSSC.

Fall 2021 Guidelines

  • Access to onsite technology and library services open to students, employees and the general public. Occupancy will be monitored and will be less than 75% of building capacity.
  • Both entrances to the GSSC will be open (Avenue K and Quad).
  • Hand sanitizer and disinfecting products will be stationed throughout the GSSC and available for use.

Features

Offices

Advising Center Satellite

Location: GSSC 120
Phone: 575.562.2624
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Distance Learning

Location: GSSC 221
Phone: 575.562.2165
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Financial Aid Satellite

Location: GSSC 120
Phone: 575.562.2194
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Golden Library

Location: GSSC 126
Phone: 575.562.2624
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Media Services

Location: GSSC 124
Phone: 575.562.2602
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Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction

Location: GSSC 118
Phone: 575.562.2286
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Room Reservation Information

Golden Student Success Center Room Reservation Form