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Center for Academic Success

COVID- 19 Update:

Continuing through the fall 2020 semester, Center for Academic Success staff will be available to assist students remotely with time management and other academic support strategies. Please email cas@furman.edu to be set up with an academic coach for video and/or phone conferencing. 

NEW for Fall 2020! Virtual walk-in hours with academic coaches will begin on Tuesday, August 18th from 3:00-4:15pm. Walk in hours will be available every Tuesday. The Zoom link is attached here

The advancement of your scholarly life at Furman is our primary objective, and we take care to ensure that you have the resources to strengthen your intellectual experience.

From tutoring and refinement of your study skills to collaboration for written and multimedia assignments, the Center for Academic Success extends Furman’s commitment to you. Our professional staff provides academic support and coaching related to study skills, executive functioning, and other academic success strategies. Our peer tutors and Writing & Media Lab consultants provide student-to-student support in many academic disciplines. The Center serves as a hub for professional support and peer collaboration where you can join another student to enhance your education.

Mission:

The mission of The Center for Academic Success at Furman University is to support all students in achieving their academic potential and goals through individual and campus-wide initiatives that foster self-regulation and self-advocacy in academic and personal growth.

Goals:

  • Increase students’ awareness of academic success related skills and strategies
  • Increase students’ awareness and facilitate use of campus resources
  • Support students through communication, collaboration, mentoring, and self-reflection regarding academic success
  • Collaborate with campus partners to promote academic success
  • Engage in on-going assessment and reflection of best practices regarding relevant trends related to academic success

Academic Success

We can help you succeed in the classroom, from your first day of class to graduation.

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Tutoring

Need a tutor? We provide tutors, free of charge, in many courses.

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Writing Resources

Whether you're working on a paper or a multimedia assignment, the Writing & Media Lab can help you create effective and thoughtful projects.

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Meet Our Staff

Our staff is interested in making sure you succeed at Furman.

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Contact

If you have a question about our center or services, contact us at cas@furman.edu

Contact

2,423
Hours of tutoring provided in 2019-2020
3,072
Academic coaching appointments provided to students in 2019-2020
648
Writing and Media Lab consultations