Academic Resource Center

ABOUT ACADEMIC RESOURCE CENTER

You’re here to learn. We’re here to help. The Academic Resource Center supports all Wingate University students in strategizing for success. During every step of your journey, we’re by your side with:

  • Needed Disability Services
  • Solid Academic Advising
  • Referrals to Learning Resources

At Wingate University, learning is personal. We will personalize your learning strategies and find the support you need.

 

Writing Center

If you’re a current Wingate University student, employee or alumnus, the Writing Center offers the following resources to help you become a stronger, more confident writer:

  • Consultations (for faculty)
  • Critique services
  • Online self-help PDFs
  • Tutoring sessions for all classes
  • Workshops

These services are free, but please be aware of the following policies so that you can glean the greatest benefit from our services.

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Peer Tutoring

The tutors in this program are other students who have been successful in class and are recommended by their professors. These peer tutors have taken the classes and understand how to help fellow students grasp the course content and refine their study skills. In a typical semester, the peer tutoring program:

  • Hires approximately 60 tutors
  • Works with more than 400 students
  • Conducts more than 1,500 tutoring sessions

If you need help to set up your appointment, come by the Academic Resource Center on the second floor of the Ethel K. Smith Library. 

Gateway 101

In Gateway 101, you are introduced to the resources and tools you need from the full-time faculty members who lead the class, upperclass students (Peer Mentors) and your fellow classmates. The course is linked to another first-year course, which is typically taught by the same faculty member or another faculty member in the same department. Linking your Gateway 101 course to another first-year course provides you with more time to build relationships with classmates, mentors and the faculty.

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Academic Probation or Suspension