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Academic Success Center Tutoring

Mission

The mission of the Academic Success Center’s Tutoring Program is to provide University of Charleston students with individualized learning support through high quality tutoring in all disciplinary areas to prepare our students for a life of productive work, enlightened living, and community involvement.

Types of Tutoring

Online Tutoring

The Academic Success Center provides professional online academic resources to all UC students through  the Smarthinking Online Tutoring tool. Smarthinking offers a tutoring in a variety of disciplines and formats.

Students can engage in online tutoring in the following ways:

  • Connect with an e-structor and interact with a live tutor. 
  • Schedule a Personal Session with an e-structor of your choice. 
  • Submit writing for any class to our Online Writing Lab. 
  • Submit a question and receive a reply from a tutor 

For specific information on this resource please click on this link: http://www.ucwv.edu/ASC/Smarthinking/ 

Peer Tutoring

On the Charleston campus, The Academic Success Center employs students, who have demonstrated academic excellence, to provide tutoring assistance to students in writing, speaking, and discipline-specific areas using professional and trained student tutors.

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE!!!  https://econnections.ucwv.edu/UCStudents  

Need help with the new online appointment system? Call 304-357-4776 or stop by the main desk on the 2nd floor of the Schoenbaum Library. 

Students can book appointments up to 24 hours in advance for 30 minutes one on one appointments.  Group appointments and longer tutoring sessions can be organized with the ASC Director by calling 304-347-6983.

Services provided include: 

  • Peer Tutoring Discipline-specific Tutoring: Peer tutoring is available in a variety of subjects including writing, math, science, economics, accounting, nursing and radiology. Tutors can also assist with study skills and test-taking strategies. 
  • Writing Tutoring: For students who need tutoring specifically in writing, peer tutors are available to help generate, organize, and develop ideas for papers. Tutors can also explain punctuation and grammar, as well as teach students how to proofread, document secondary sources, and address a host of other writing‐related issues. Additionally, tutors are trained to assist students with the Comm 101 and 102 portfolios. Our goal is to provide quality assistance, tools, and resources to help students become confident, independent writers. 
Peer Tutoring 

Contact Information

Academic Success Center (ASC)
304-357-4776
ASC@ucwv.edu

Allison Grassie
Director, Academic Success Center
Room 302 Clay Tower Building
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, S.E.
Charleston, WV 25304
304-347-6983
allisongrassie@ucwv.edu