The effectiveness of success coaching for students is well documented in higher education literature. Longitudinal data shows the impact of coaching on retention and graduation rates. Coaching has a positive impact on student engagement and satisfaction. Numerous controlled studies have verified the impact and cost-effectiveness of coaching. Coaching programs can be tailored to various students and points in the student lifecycle. Developing an effective, scalable coaching program requires cross-functional commitment. Success requires clear and realistic goals, based on current realities.