- Our Mission
- Meet Our Staff
- Retention and Academic Support
- Counseling and Disabilities Services
- How to Get Better Grades in College
TYPES OF SERVICES
Retention and Academic Support Services help you realize all of the opportunities that Catawba has to offer you. We help prepare you for life and your career, help you reach your future goals, coordinate counseling for you in order to help resolve any issues that you might have (personal or academic), offer tips and advice for staying on track academically, provide academic support, arange any needed tutoring, and help to bridge communication between you and your faculty/coach.
Study Skills Coaching is available to students who are interested in improving their study skills or learning more about their own learning styles. The counseling staff offers brief, individual sessions on topics such as test-taking skills, handling test anxiety, reading a textbook, taking notes, outlining, time management, and college survival skills. Group coaching sessions are also provided as requested.
The Tutoring Program provides peer tutors for fellow day students. Students may take advantage of free departmental or group tutorials. Individual tutors may be provided when group sessions are not available. For more information, contact the Tutoring Coordinator in the Student Affairs Office or call (704) 637-4210.
Testing Facilities serve as an alternate test site to the classroom and are available in the office for students receiving accommodations or for other students with the permission of their professors.
Dr. Nan Zimmerman
Personal Counselor and Coordinator for Academic Support Services
Office: Student Affairs Suite
Phone: (704) 637-4307 or 4410
Fax: (704) 637-4331
Ms. Andie Lynch
Director of Retention and Academic Support Services
Phone: (704) 637-4210