Academic Assistance and Support
Center for Learning and Academic Success Services (CLASS)
The Center for Learning and Academic Success Services (CLASS) empowers students to develop skills and strategies that foster academic success and personal growth through purposeful interactions with certified professional staff and student peers. The Center offers course-specific tutoring, academic coaching, workshops and other resources and tools. Services are available to all graduate students, including those studying online.
- Course-specific tutoring available through CLASS is offered on campus and online for select College of Nursing and Health Professions and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies courses. For additional tutoring resources, please contact your academic department or the department in which a course is offered.
- All CLASS tutors have College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA) Certifications; they get professional oversight, training, development on an ongoing basis based on CRLA standards.
- Academic coaching can be done on campus or online.
- Academic skills workshops are offered on campus in Center City and University City and online. Visit the CLASS website for a list of workshops.
Drexel University Libraries
Among the many academic and research services of the Drexel University Libraries, their research support includes library guides, funding resources, tutorials, one-on-one advising with discipline-specific research librarians and more.
Drexel University Online
Drexel University Online provides comprehensive support for online learners, including Online Test Drives, information for online library resources, career development and more. In addition, Drexel University Information Technology supports online learning with online learning tutorials for both faculty and students.
English Language Center (ELC)
Among many academic and student life resources, Drexel's English Language Center provides high quality English language instruction and support services to English language learners, including English Language Tutoring. The ELC also provides an International Teaching Assistant (ITA) program for new international TAs. The ELC website has valuable information for new and international students related to housing, dining, banking and the city of Philadelphia. The ELC frequently hosts social events and educational activities for international students on campus.
Center for Scholar Development: Fellowships
The Center for Scholar Development provide application and administrative support for Drexel students applying for competitive scholarship and fellowship opportunities to enhance their graduate or postgraduate academic work. They also offer information sessions and workshops to help students prepare effective application materials.
Graduate students seeking help with the statistical analyses of their data can consult with a team of statisticians who have offered their services to students. Arrangements can be made through the Biostatistics Service Center (BSC) in the Dornsife School of Public Health on an as-needed basis. BSC provides professional, high quality data analysis, biostatistical computing, and data management services across multiple research disciplines.
Writing assistance is available either in person or virtually via the Writing Center for all graduate students wishing to improve their writing skills or develop their papers, proposals or dissertations. They can assist with academic writing at any stage.