Resources for Faculty

At VSU's Student Success Center, we foster learning as a collaborative process designed to help students

  • Build their academic stamina
  • Play a responsible and proactive role in their own education.

Sample Syllabus Statement:

Extra Help with Coursework
The Student Success Center (SSC) offers all VSU students free peer tutoring in core curriculum
courses, including math, writing (any subject), chemistry, biology, foreign languages and more.
Please bring your assignments, textbooks, and homework to tutoring sessions. Also available
are free, one-hour seminars for help with study skills, time management, and a variety of
other topics. Visit our office on the main campus, located in Langdale Residence Hall, or call
229-333-7570 for an appointment, or visit the website where you can make appointment for
yourself (

Presentatons can be conducted for your class either in the SSC (limit of 18 students) or in your classroom. The following is a partial list of presentation avaiilable for scheduling.

Navigating College

Learn how to use the VSU catalog effectively and what resources are available to assist you on campus.

Time Management 

Learn how to make the most of the time you have every week to study and prepare for classes while  still having time for fun.

Making it Stick: Make Your Knowledge Stick to Improve Success

Make your knowledge stick to improve success. Learn how to manage your time, improve your study skills and tips for taking tests.

The Successful Student: Listening, Note-Taking and Participation

Improve on your in class listening skills, better ways to take and organize class notes and tips for class participation

Reading & Writing for College

Learn strategies to improve your reading of text material, to speed up your reading and still retain what you read and learn techniques to write great papers.

Critical Thinking

Learn why you think the way you think and question your assumptions. Find out how to separate good information from bad and use that to improve your written and oral arguments. 

Academic Goal Setting

How to set short term, medium term and long term academic and professional goals. Learn how to connect your goals and develop action steps to achieve them.

Personal Financial Management

Learn how to make and keep to a budget. Find out how to manage your credit cards and develop strong credit history and scores.