Support Services

  • Academic Resource Center (ARC)

    The Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides an efficient and comfortable learning environment for ALL student-athletes at Villanova University. The ARC serves as an after hours extension of the Office of Academic Support for Athletics, where student-athletes have the opportunity for quiet study and meetings with tutors or the staff writing tutors. read more

  • Career Development

    The Office of Academic Support for Athletics works in conjunction with the Career Center to provide career development support for student-athletes. Workshops are conducted each fall and spring semester. read more

  • Class Attendance and Varsity Excuse Forms

    There is a direct correlation between classroom attendance and academic success. Accordingly, class attendance is mandatory for all student-athletes. If a student-athlete must miss class due to participation in any Varsity contest, the athlete is to notify the professor before the absence. read more

  • Freshman Mentoring Program

    All incoming freshmen student-athletes are assigned a mentor with whom they are required to meet with on a weekly basis throughout the fall semester. The mentor will assist them through an individualized program for the duration of the fall semester. read more

  • GradesFirst

    The Office of Academic Support utilizes the GradesFirst software system for tutoring. All student-athletes can reach their GradesFirst account by clicking on the "Request a Tutor Online" link on their myNova homepage. read more

  • Study Skills and Guides

    Various references are available to assist in enhancing your study skills. read more

  • Tutorial Assistance Program

    The Tutorial Assistance Program was created in order to provide supplemental instruction to classroom lectures for student-athletes at Villanova University. All student-athletes have the convenience of requesting FREE tutorial support. read more

Contact Us

Villanova University
Academic Support for Athletics

Andrew J. Talley Athletic Center
Offices 161-164
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610.519.7719
Fax: 610.519.6884

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