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Academic Support and Career Services

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  • Academic Advising & Learning Center (AALC): The Academic Advising and Learning Center assists students with general advising, connects students to major and minor advisors, and assists students who are struggling academically with tutoring, tools, seminars and success courses to stay on track. AALC is directed by Karen Sullivan-Vance, co-founder of the WOU Fostering Collegiate Success initiative. The AALC office is located in the Academic Programs & Support Center (APSC), room 401. http://www.wou.edu/advising/
  • Wolf Connection System: The Wolf Connection System (WCS) is an all inclusive web-based student success system. In addition to providing faculty and staff with the ability to refer struggling students to the university student success specialist, WCS is where students can schedule and manage their advising appointments in the Academic Advising and Learning Center. Students can also see their schedule, manage their calendar, view their notes from previous advising appointments, and email their professors in one-click to communicate an absence or illness.
  • Financial Aid Office: The purpose of the Financial Aid Office is to provide monetary assistance to students who can benefit from higher education by administering student financial aid programs according to federal and institutional regulations. The Financial Aid Office educates students regarding financial aid and scholarships by providing thorough financial aid counseling and financial aid consumer information. For financial aid assistance visit the financial aid office located on the third floor in the Administration building, room 310. http://www.wou.edu/finaid/
  • Registrar: The Office of the Registrar handles student academic records and is in charge of managing registration and waitlists, providing transcripts, managing DegreeWorks, confirming and awarding degrees, processing grades, coordinating commencement and distributing diplomas. Located in the Administration building, first floor room 104. http://www.wou.edu/registrar/
  • Hamersly Library: The campus library has academic and recreational books and materials available for checkout, computers, study rooms and printers for use, access to electronic databases and interlibrary loan and Summit library exchange for access to even more materials, a 24 hour study lounge, a quiet floor (third floor), digital media center with video and audio equipment for student use, DSLR cameras for checkout, math and writing tutoring centers, lockers for checkout, art exhibits, a cafe, and more. In addition, reference librarians and staff are trained to help library users identify topics, find and use appropriate resources for research, and evaluate information. Professional research assistance is available at all hours and through multiple modes of communication. Hamersly Library is located on the North end of campus on Monmouth Ave. across from the Math & Nursing Building (MNB). http://www.wou.edu/library/
  • Student Enrichment Program (SEP): Offers programs and support for student success to first generation, low income and students with disabilities. Free services include academic advising, supplemental grant aid, supplemental math instruction, seminars in study skills, stress management, financial aid, etc., availability of textbooks, computers, calculators for checkout, and more. Located in room 201 of the Academic Programs and Support Center (APSC). http://www.wou.edu/sep/about-sep/
  • Service Learning & Career Development Center (SLCD): Provides access to transformative experiences, education and counseling that advance student career development and benefit society. Offers individual support and workshops on interviewing skills and creating resumes and cover letters, advising for selecting a major and exploring career paths and graduate school options, assistance in locating and applying for on-campus employment, full-time jobs, internships, service learning programs, study abroad programs, alternative break and volunteer opportunities, and more. Located in the Werner University Center (WUC), room 119. http://www.wou.edu/slcd/