Academic Support Services

St. Vincent’s College at Sacred Heart University encourages students to utilize the many support services available to achieve their academic potential.

Faculty Advisors – Students are assigned faculty advisors from their major area, to assist with selecting courses and creating an individual plan for academic success.

Learning Skills Development – Workshops and skill development sessions for test-taking, time management, studying, note-taking and more are offered during the academic year.

Library Services – Librarians are available to assist with accessing online or print resources at the Ryan Matura Library on SHU’s main campus. Visit Library Resources for more information.

Special Learning Services – St. Vincent’s College at Sacred Heart University is committed to providing equal educational opportunity for all students regardless of disability status. Visit Special Learning Services for information on requesting accommodations if you have a documented disability.

Tutoring – Supplemental instruction in a number of subjects is available from faculty or peer tutors during the academic year. SVC at SHU students can make an appointment for in-person tutoring at the Jandrisevits Learning Center on SHU’s main campus, or online tutoring.

Writing Lab – Expert writing advice on academic assignments is available through the Online Writing Lab. Papers submitted online will be reviewed within 24 to 48 hours, and general feedback will be returned to the student to help develop the paper.