Frequently Asked Questions
What services does CAS offer?
CAS provides academic coaching for subjects such as test-taking strategies, study skills, and time management. Students may schedule academic coaching sessions with our professional staff, or meet with peer academic coaches (PACs) during walk-in hours. Academic Coaching
CAS provides tutoring for courses in the School of Public Health, the College of Medicine, and the College of Nursing and Health Professions. Tutoring for core undergraduate courses such as MATH 101, which are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, is provided by the Drexel Learning Center
The Center for Academic Success offers in-class presentations at the request of faculty. Presentations are conducted by either professional or peer academic coaches. Presentations range from 5 minutes to 1 hour and can be tailored to meet your students' needs.
Previous presentation topics include note-taking, study skills, time management, organization, test-taking, motivation and critical thinking.
To request a presentation, call 215.762.8121
The Peer Academic Coaches (PACs) lead workshops in person and online during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters.
Students may borrow texts and DVDs from our media library. You may borrow up to three items at a time, and items are available for up to three weeks.
We offer study space and a mini computer lab.
Do I have to pay for these services?
All CAS services, except printing and copying, are free of charge to Drexel students.
What are your hours?
How should a faculty or staff member refer a student to the CAS?
All services in the Center for Academic Success are available to undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty and staff are welcome to recommend our services to any student. If faculty and staff would like to alert CAS staff that a referral was made, you can do so by calling 215.762.8121 or emailing Academic Success.
Some of our services (e.g. tutoring, workshops) are subject to availability.
If faculty or staff would like to recommend that a student be hired as a tutor, you can do so by calling 215.762.8121 or emailing Academic Success.
Do you help with writing?
For help with writing for undergraduate or graduate courses, please contact the Writing Center.
Do you proctor exams?
No. While proctoring services are still offered on the Center City Campus, the Center for Academic Success no longer proctors exams. Students with questions about testing accommodations and faculty with questions about the provision of accommodations are encouraged to contact the Office of Disability Resources.