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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, Center for Student Academic Counseling, Summer Bridge, 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.


    The Center for Student Academic Counseling

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

    The Center for Student Academic Counseling offers academic counseling and personal support for all UNC students. Historically, CSAC's primary objective has been to sponsor programs and activities that promote academic excellence, increase retention, and improve the campus climate for diversity among minority students in general and Native American and African American undergraduates in particular.

      The Learning Center

      SASB North, lower level, Room 118 919-962-3782
      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 Center offers 50 minute face-to-face sessions and online tutoring system that allows you to submit writing and receive feedback via the web.  Free English as a Second Language (ESL) 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.

      Minority Male 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, First-Year MALES retreat, Five Year Strategic Planning, and Monthly Seminars: Poverty & Inequality.

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