Welcome to 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. We 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 Student Success Center does not charge for any of its programs and services.
We invite you to explore our website so you can learn more about the many resources available and to stop by our center, located in 110 Femoyer Hall.
Seminar Series on Academic Success
The Student Success Center offers a series of weekly, one hour seminars on a variety of topics related to academic success. The program is designed to provide students with a low pain, big gain opportunity to learn strategies to develop the academic skills and personal attributes needed to be successful at the college level. In addition to providing information on a select topic, the seminar atmosphere offers students the opportunity to interact and ask questions related to their individual concerns about the subject. Most seminar topics are offered two times a week for a two week period, allowing students different times to attend.
All seminars are free! No pre-registration is necessary, however space is limited so students should plan to arrive early.
CLICK HERE or full schedule of seminars
Student Success Center Tutoring Program services descriptions
Individual tutoring for many 1000 & 2000 level classes is available by appointment for a variety of subjects including math, biology, chemistry, physics, business, engineering, and more! All individual tutoring takes place in Femoyer Hall. For more information and scheduling instructions please visit our website: http://www.studentsuccess.vt.edu/Academic_Success/tutoringprogram.html
This service provides one-on-one or group tutoring to students on a walk-in basis. Students may come and go as needed during the tutoring session. Students will receive assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.
For students interested in weekly group tutoring with other students. Students do not need to sign up in advance, but students will see the most benefits by attending the complete 90 minute session.
Small group tutoring:
Limited to 10 students. Weekly, online sign-up required at https://tutserv.studentsuccess.vt.edu/ (search for desired course).
Peer Academic Coaching (PAC)
Our Peer Academic Coaching Program (PAC) was created to help all students get the one-on-one support they need to be successful at Virginia Tech. Our trained Peer academic coaches (PACs) are available to help you develop the habits and skills you need to succeed! All students can meet with coaches on a by-appointment basis (schedule an appointment) or they can stop by during walk-in hours. Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 to 2.5 can request to meet with a peer coach on a weekly basis throughout the semester (request a coach). Space for weekly appointments is limited and participants are accepted until the program is full and as additional spots open during the semester.
Students with a cumulative GPA below 2.0 can request academic coaching through our Student Success Center Coaching (S2C2) program. Please visit this link for more information about S2C2 and all of our Academic Recovery programs.
The Student Success Center provides test proctoring for Virginia Tech students upon request.
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The Student Success Center
The Student Success Center supports undergraduate learning from enrollment to degree completion by offering programs and services that cultivate students who become effective, self-motivated learners.
Empowers students to achieve excellence
Inspires a commitment to lifelong learning
Enriches the overall undergraduate experience
Office Address and Phone Numbers:
The Student Success Center (MC 0276)
110 Femoyer Hall, Virginia Tech
280 Stanger Street
(540) 231-5499 (p)
(540) 231-2130 (f)
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday 8 am - 8 pm
Friday 8 am - 5 pm