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    The Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling

    SASB North, Room 2203 (919-966-2143)


    CSSAC is dedicated to promoting academic excellence to assist students in achieving their academic goals while enrolled at Carolina.  Its constituent programs (Learning Center, Peer Mentoring, Summer Bridge, Men of Color Engagement and Writing Center) provide support for students in developing the skills and strategies needed to achieve academic success.  This commitment to student learning supports the university’s mission to “teach students at all levels.”

    If you would like to make a gift to support any of our programs, please click on the Make a Gift tab at the top this page.


    Peer Mentoring

    SASB North, Room 2117 919-962-2185

    Peer Mentoring assists in the academic, social, and personal development and adjustment of racial/ethnic minority students, students from low-income backgrounds, and transfer students in their first year at UNC by providing them with peer mentors who are academically successful and socially involved members of the Carolina community.

      The Learning Center

      SASB North lower level, Room 0118 919-962-3782

      Helps students learn more efficiently and perform better in their course work. Services include Academic Counseling;  Reading Program; Tutoring in Math and Sciences;  Drop-in Peer Tutoring; Test Prep for GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT;  Workshops; and Success Programs for students with LD/ADHD.

      The Writing Center

      SASB North lower level, Room 0127 919-962-7710

      The Writing Center offers 45-minute face-to-face sessions and an online coaching system that allows you to submit writing and receive feedback via the web.  Free English language learning services for UNC undergraduate, graduate, and exchange students, postdoctoral and visiting scholars, staff, and faculty.

      Summer Bridge

      SASB North, Room 2203 919-966-2143

      Summer Bridge is a seven-week residential academic support program for a select group of entering first-year students. The program is designed to ease participants' personal and academic transition from high school to the University. Students enroll in an English composition course, and one mathematics or chemistry course. Also, they participate in learning strategies instruction offered by the Learning Center. Cultural and recreational activities are significant components of the program, as students are introduced to the University and the vast array of opportunities available.

      Men of Color Engagement

      SASB North, Room 2203 919-966-5245

      A community designed to help males of color develop academically, socially, and professionally. Our current initiatives include mentor-coaching through Pin Lineage Groups, monthly networking gatherings, and a first year male student retreat.

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