6 Ways to Succeed This Semester

Personal tutoring, technology rentals and an on-campus food bank are just a few resources available to help students ace the spring semester

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Southeastern offers a variety of free resources to help students succeed in their academic and extracurricular efforts. From borrowing an iPad to getting help with an English paper, here are six ways to make this semester the most successful one yet.

  1. Equipment Rentals:

    • Sims Memorial Library Equipment Rentals: Sims Memorial Library's Media Department recently added 10 iPads to its technology equipment rental program. Students can check out iPads for up to seven days for on- or off-campus use.

    • Student Technology Center: At the Student Technology Center in Fayard Hall, students can borrow laptops, cameras, tablets, video cameras and other equipment to complete their projects. The center also offers technical support as well as Moodle, Gmail and LEONet training.

  2. Personal Tutoring:

    • Mathematics Technology Learning Center (MTLC): Located in Sims Memorial Library, the MTLC houses 200 computers and provides tutoring services, as well as on-site faculty to assist, during day and evening hours.

    • The Writing Center: The Writing Center, located in D Vickers Hall, offers personal and online tutoring, writing workshops, computer assistance and more.

    • Center for Student Excellence: The Center for Student Excellence, located in Southeastern Hall, offers academic advising, career exploration services and tutoring.

  3. University Counseling Center: At the University Counseling Center, licensed mental health professionals provide counseling, support groups and therapeutic groups for issues common on a college campus.

  4. Career Services: For students seeking part-time employment or considering their future full-time career plans, Career Services provides career counseling, resume assistance, interview coaching and more. Careers Services is located in the Student Union.

  5. The Rec: De-stress at the Rec by participating in group fitness classes, joining a recreational sports team or exercising in the weight room or on the indoor track. The Rec also hosts several wellness events throughout the semester.

  6. Student Food Pantry: Southeastern recognizes the financial challenge of being a student and offers a little extra help in the form of an on-campus food pantry. Stop by to pick up non-perishable food items from the pantry in Mims Hall, which is staffed by community volunteers and alumni.

View additional academic resources here or visit the Current Students web page to stay aware of the latest information just for students.

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