The mission of ACE Strategic Learning is to support the successful transition of undergraduate students, primarily first-year college students, to the university community. Strategic Learning programs are designed to empower students throughout their educational pursuits by providing academic tutoring, informational seminars, and academic coaching. Through collaborative efforts with faculty and staff, Strategic Learning seeks to foster college success through personal responsibility, academic excellence, and persistence.

Tutoring is offered in several subjects including: Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Statistics Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Anatomy Accounting & Finance Spanish Computer Applications, and Programming Languages Nursing & Health Sciences

  1. Peer tutoring 
  2. E-Portfolio Writing Center 
    1. Professional English, writing tutors 
  3. Academic Coaching 
    1. Seminars 
    2. Study Halls 
    3. Outreach “Boots on the Ground”  

Academic coaching offers an opportunity for students to meet one-on-one with a trained professional for guidance on specific interpersonal and educational goals.  Using the method of intrusive advising, coaches provide a more in depth approach to achieving academic success.

Academic Success Coaches connect with students through personalized coaching to assist with improving academic performance. Specific areas of focus include:
  • Time management
  • Procrastination
  • Test preparation
  • Motivation
  • Note-taking
  • Reading strategies

Additionally, Academic Success Coaches will assist with:

  • Setting and achieving short-term and long-term academic goals
  • Learning appropriate testing strategies based on subject/course
  • Identifying and removing the barriers that prevent you from being successful
  • Identifying academic and other resources available at VSU

  • Students with less than a 2.3 GPA
  • Students with less than 15 credit hours
  • Students who miss more than 3 virtual classes per week
  • Students who want extra support with facing academic challenges
  • Students who have the desire to improve their academic performance and skills

Students can expect to be contacted by an assigned Academic Success Coach after submitting a request for services. The Academic Success Coach along with the student will review and assess academic needs and goals.
Coaches provide individual semester-long support, assess the student’s strengths and needs, and devise a personalized plan of action.

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Strategic Learning offers tutorial services through Peer Tutoring, E-Portfolio Writing Center and Professional Writing & English Tutors.

Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Statistics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Anatomy, Accounting & Finance, English, Spanish, Computer Applications, Programming Languages, Nursing & Health Sciences and more.