Different types of learners might need different types of learning environments or support to manage the rigors and expectations of the classroom. Sewanee offers a range of academic resources that can help in many ways. Empirically, we know our strongest academic performers have routinely used the many available resources: asking for help is the norm at Sewanee.
Pathways for finding help
- Meet with your student success and career readiness coach at the Center for Student Success & Flourishing. Your coach will connect you with tools for academic support and help you enact strategies for success. You can make an appointment online via your Student Success Portal—it's easy!
- Ask the Writing Center to review your papers.
- Ask the Center for Speaking and Listening to guide you in preparing a class presentation.
- Visit the Language Resource Center to practice your foreign language skills
- Ask your academic advisor for advice.
- Seek support for disabilities from Student Accessibility Services.
- Use the online catalog and departmental web pages to learn about courses as you engage in our course selection process.
- Connect with the Dean of Students Office for support when things go awry, or you need support related to illness or absence.
- Interact with your classmates—for discussions, for review sessions, for group studying, or simply for moral support.
- Take advantage of the free tutoring sessions offered by many of the academic departments (focused on introductory courses).
- Most importantly, get to know your faculty members and seek them out for the best assistance.