University Academic Resources
The Student Success Center
The Student Success Center seeks to empower students with the knowledge, skills, and self-awareness necessary to achieve success in college and in life. They offer a number of programs and services for currently enrolled, undergraduate students. These include but are not limited to: tutoring, academic coaching, workshops on topics related to academic skills and behaviors, and college success strategies courses.
The CommLab provides Virginia Tech students and faculty members with access to constructive feedback and practical resources for improving oral presentations. CommLab clients will gain valuable presentation-related insight and develop the necessary toolsets to become successful speakers. Visit the CommLab website for more information.
The Math Emporium is a learning center for the study of mathematics.
The Virginia Tech Writing Center is a free service for all Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff at all levels and is located in the Newman Library’s second floor Learning Commons, just past the elevators. The Center’s staff work with writing and reading assignments from any course in the University and can help you with writing projects not linked to classes. For more information, visit the Writing Center website.
Tutoring at The Student Success Center
The Student Success Center Tutoring Program offers individual and small group tutoring for select 1000 and 2000 level courses. This service is free to all full-time undergraduate students at Virginia Tech during the regular academic year, August through May, when classes are in session.
Student Engagement and Campus Life
There are many opportunities to become engaged in student life, to make new friends on campus, or to further develop your own interests by organizing a student group. For more information on student organizations, visit the Division of Student Affairs’ page on student organizations.
For International Students: Cranwell International Center
Cranwell International Center is committed to the university’s globalization initiatives and serves as the primary support service for the international community. Cranwell promotes intercultural exchange, fosters a welcoming environment, and enhances the experience of all university and community participants. Cranwell supports the university’s focus on teaching and learning, research and discovery, and outreach and engagement through a commitment to quality programming, strong advocacy, collaboration, a dedicated facility, and valuable services.