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How do I provide support to English language learners?

English Language Learning support: Academic Success Programs and the Writing Center offers tutoring to help English language learners with specific courses, study skills, and writing, reading, and speaking in English. For more information: (802) 656-4075 learnco@uvm.edu AIM: uvmlearncoop

To whom do I refer a student who is a first-generation college student?

Student Support Services (SSS) offers comprehensive academic assistance through professional mentoring and leadership development programs for first-generation and/or limited-income students, or students with disabilities. For more information: (802) 656-4075 sss@uvm.edu 244 Living Learning Commons, 633 Main Street

Where do I refer a student who has a disability or suspects he or she has a disability?

Disability Services: ACCESS works with students to provide reasonable and appropriate accommodations for all students with a documented disability. For more information call: (802) 656-7753 access@uvm.edu AIM: UVMaccess A-170 Living Learning, 633 Main Street

Where do students go for support to write a paper, lab report, project, presentation, or application?

Writing support offered through the Writing Center. Experienced writing tutors from a variety of majors work with students at any stage of the writing process, from understanding assignments to final editing. For an appointment call: (802) 656-4075 105 Bailey/Howe Library (on the right just past the main stairs)

Where can students find tutoring when they do not understand their course content?

Tutoring in Academic Success Programs' Learning Co-Op offers peer-based tutoring in your course in one-on-one and small group sessions. For an appointment: (802) 656-4075 learnco@uvm.edu AIM: uvmlearncoop 244 Living Learning Commons, 633 Main Street
Department Resources exist to support you in your course work. Find out more about what the Chemistry, Math, and Biology department offer here.

How can students learn to manage their time and create study systems?

Study System support through Academic Success Programs' Learning Co-Op offers peer-based tutoring on creating a more efficient study system. For an appointment: (802) 656-4075 learnco@uvm.edu AIM: uvmlearncoop 244 Living Learning Commons, 633 Main Street

Where does a student go for support if they are feeling overwhelmed?

Study System support through Academic Success Programs' Learning Co-Op offers peer-based tutoring on creating a more efficient study system. For an appointment: (802) 656-4075 learnco@uvm.edu AIM: uvmlearncoop 244 Living Learning Commons, 633 Main Street
Tutoring For an appointment: (802) 656-4075 learnco@uvm.edu AIM: uvmlearncoop 244 Living Learning Commons, 633 Main Street
Counseling and Psychiatry Services (CAPS): Providing counseling, assessments, consultation, and referrals. Free to students. (802) 656-3340, Jacobs House 146 S. Williams Street

Can students find help to study for a quiz, test or exam?

Tutoring in Academic Success Programs' Learning Co-Op offers individual and group peer-based tutoring in your course work. For an appointment: (802) 656-4075 learnco@uvm.edu AIM: uvmlearncoop 244 Living Learning Commons, 633 Main Street
Department Resources exist to support you in your course work. Find out more about what the Computer Science, Math, and Physics departments offer here.

How do I refer a student to their advisor?

An advisor is assigned to a student based on their major. If they have not declared a major an advisor is assigned from the department within their college/school. Please visit the Provost website to find out more about UVM's advising system.

How can I refer an excellent student who is looking for additional experiences to become a tutor?

Subject Area Tutors

Students from across all disciplines can become subject area tutors in the Learning Cooperative. Certain subjects receive more demand than others, but tutors work with more than 200 distinct courses.

To recommend a student for the subject area tutor position, any faculty member can complete our recommendation form.

For an overview of the position, you can view our website.

Any questions about the subject area tutor position can be directed to Keith Williams, Tutor Program Coordinator overseeing the subject area program.

Learning Skills Tutors

The Learning Cooperative also hires and trains students to become Learning Skills tutors. Instead of working with particular courses, these tutors work with improving all aspects of an individual's study system. This includes, but is not limited to, topics such as procrastination and time management, test-taking and test anxiety, textbook reading, note-taking, and personal motivation.

One can find on our website a description of the program.

For any questions about the Learning Skills tutor position, or to recommend a student to become a Learning Skills tutor, you can contact Keith Williams, Tutor Program Coordinator overseeing the Learning Skills program.

Writing Tutors

The Writing Center employs over fifty peer-tutors from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. Writing tutors can provide assistance with understanding assignments, organization, developing ideas, strengthening arguments, revising drafts, general feedback, and essentially anything else related to the process of writing.

More information about the Writing Center and the writing tutor position can be found on the website.

In order to recommend a student, or to ask questions about the Writing center, you can contact Susan Dinitz, Director of the Writing Center.

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