STUDENT ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Undergraduate and graduate students can take advantage of a wide variety of academic and professional support services to help them reach new levels of achievement, even in subject areas in which they already excel. University-wide and college-based resources provide specialized, one-on-one services intended to cultivate success.

The areas listed below focus on supporting, elevating and applying learning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

 

 

 

 

 

 

COLLEGE RESOURCES

UNDERGRADUATE

The Office for Undergraduate Students guides and supports students from orientation to graduation as they explore the many experiential possibilities that the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences provides. We empower students to begin a process of self-discovery, providing them with the resources to forge their own educational and professional direction.

GRADUATE

Students are encouraged to contact their program director or department chair to find out about resources tailored to their specific needs. In addition, the Office of Graduate Studies offers a number of resources, including conference travel funding, summer research fellowships and language workshops.

UNDERGRADUATE

The Clay Center facilitates the intellectual, professional and personal growth of undergraduate business students by providing educational planning and academic advising; experiential learning opportunities (internships and CoOps); and professional development programs and resources.

Housed in the Clay Center, the Charlotte and James V. O’Donnell ’63 Center for Professional Development provides professional development activities that enrich students’ academics with insights and experiences that support professional goals. 

VSB Peer Tutors support the academic success of their undergraduate classmates in the core Business courses. The program is open to all VSB undergraduate students.

GRADUATE

Students are encouraged to contact their program director to find out about resources tailored to their specific needs.

UNDERGRADUATE

Peer tutoring and mentoring programs are available through the College's various student groups and honor societies. Learn more.

GRADUATE

Students are encouraged to contact their advisor or graduate program chair to find out about resources tailored to their specific needs.

UNDERGRADUATE

Various support services are available to Nursing students to assist them with their academic endeavors, such as those that relate to test-taking, study skills and subject-specific issues. Learn more.

GRADUATE

Students are encouraged to contact their program director to find out about resources tailored to their specific needs.

Academic support services are available to all College of Professional Studies students in credit-bearing degree or certificate programs through a variety of resources, including advising, library, writing, math services, study skills counseling, tutoring and technology support.

Resources available to professional education (non-credit) students are limited and vary by program and/or course.

Learn more about Student Advising and Support Services.

The Office of Academic Success provides services to students through an academic mentor program, study skills seminars, instructional materials, one-on-one meetings and resources.

Students are prepared for professional success through education offerings and one-on-one career counseling provided by the Office of Career Strategy and Advancement.