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
- 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