The college provides the following centers and services to supplement support to students.
Campus Learning Center
A learning and tutoring resource, the Campus Learning Center enhances undergraduate students’ academic success at VCU. All CLC services have the freedom for presently enrolled students. Students can schedule both individual and drop-in tutoring sessions in a multitude of subjects, from courses running a business to math and also the social sciences.
The CLC offers Supplemental Instruction, a across the country recognized program that gives learning support from student leaders who use classroom instructors to make certain each SI session is advantageous. Typical SI choices include sessions in entry-level sciences and also the social sciences. SI choices change slightly each semester, so students ought to look into the website for updated choices in addition to meeting occasions and locations. Focused learning courses in biology ( UNIV 151 and UNIV 152 ) are graded one- or two-credit courses, which integrate what-to-learn with how-to-learn. Each course is assigned a peer leader who’s majoring in biology and it has had extensive learning facilitating group study sessions.
The CLC offers the Campus Testing Center, that provides administration of proctored exams, make-up testing and site exams. For make-up testing, students must talk to their professors to set up for tests to become drawn in the Campus Testing Center. The professor will send test straight to the exam center, and also the student will plan a time to accept exam
For additional info on the Campus Learning Center, go to the CLC on the internet or call (804) 827-8108.
The Writing Center offers free writing assistance for undergraduates, graduated pupils and school from the discipline.
Consultants been trained in the concept of effective writing and writing instruction offer one-on-one sessions to facilitate writers’ focus on assignments.
The Writing Center is really a collaborative atmosphere made to help students produce sharper, more critical thinking along with a greater feeling of audience because they write. Writing Center consultants encourage students for connecting using their work, to purchase it and also to take better possession of the thinking and also the subsequent writing they produce. Weak writing is characterised by weak thinking and exacerbated much more through the distance between your writing task and also the student author. Negotiating this distance is difficult work made even more difficult when students labor in isolation. Using a consultant the Writing Center helps overcome this isolation helping students to see the work they do like a significant expression of the thinking.
The Writing Center offers appointments in addition to assistance on the drop-in basis. Online services are for sale to students signed up for distance-learning courses as well as for students who’re otherwise not able to really make it to campus for face-to-face consultations.
To learn more, visit the Writing Center online or call (804) 828-4851.
Student-athlete support services
Work of Student Athlete Support Services coordinates academic counseling for those student-athletes in their enrollment at VCU.
This support improves the possibilities for academic and private success for student-athletes. The support assists students in the introduction of educational plans, helps to ensure that VCU policies and NCAA rules and rules regarding academics are now being adopted, which students’ needs are effectively being met.
A student-athlete advisor helps student-athletes to know VCU policies, achieve sufficient progress toward graduation, overcome academic difficulties, develop future career goals and keep NCAA eligibility. Optimal educational and private success is maximized through tutoring services, study hall, a mentoring program and existence skills development. All freshmen are needed to satisfy weekly having a team advisor, sophomores meet biweekly and all sorts of upperclassmen talk with an advisor a minimum of three occasions per semester. Student-athletes must talk with their advisor to join up for classes each semester.
Work of Student Athlete Support Services has implemented a distinctive mentoring program where student-athletes help one another produce a strong strategy for achievement. Each semester, junior and senior student-athletes having a minimum GPA of three. are selected as mentors. The mentees are newcomer student athletes and then any other student-athletes looking for intense individual support. The mentors and mentees are needed to satisfy weekly and make detailed academic plans for that coming week. The mentors are needed to go to biweekly training with the employees of work of Student-Athlete Counseling.
Virginia Commonwealth College
Richmond, Virginia 23284
Phone: (804) 828-0100