Student Resources

Sometimes it is necessary for a faculty member to not only provide support to their students in the classroom but outside of it as well. There are numerous resources on campus which exist to assist your students whether personally, medically, professionally, or academically. By being familiar with the below, you will be better able to help your students succeed.

Office of Disability Services

The Office of Disability Services is responsible for ensuring access to academic programs and campus facilities for individuals with disabilities. You are encouraged to contact them should you, personally, need assistance or if you have any questions about how to best help your disabled students.

Writing Resources Center

The Center includes computing facilities that integrate word processing, research, tutoring, and assistive technologies. In addition to its Web-based resources, the WRC houses a library of writing-related instructional materials. Consultation is available, on a limited basis, to support faculty in teaching writing across the curriculum. WRC staff also offer presentations and host workshops on such topics as avoiding plagiarism, documenting sources, peer response, and revision strategies.

WRC also offers services specific to student needs so you are encouraged to send students their way!

University Center for Academic Excellence

The University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE) is a combination of five offices poised to help students enhance their learning skills and improve their academic performance: The Learning Lab, Tutorial Services, Supplemental Instruction, Building Educational Strengths and Talents, and Student Success. Click here to learn more about the services they offer and how they can help your students succeed.

Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office, and its programs and services, is the central point of contact when students want to get involved, need to resolve a conflict, have questions about policies and procedures, or are trying to identify campus resources and information that will put them on the path to success. They also offer a wealth of knowledge and guidance for faculty who need assistance with student issues. Their services include:

  • New student orientation (SOAR)
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Volunteering
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Peer mentoring
  • Niner Nation Family events
  • Honors and Awards
  • Commencement Speakers and Bell Ringers
  • Veteran Services
  • Withdrawals with Extenuating Circumstances (WE)
  • Academic accommodations and Incomplete grades
  • Personal crisis
  • Sexual/interpersonal assaults
  • Grievances
  • Referrals to campus resources
  • Academic integrity
  • Student conduct
  • Off-campus behavior
  • Peer mediation