Student Academic Support

Academic Support (AS)

Academic Support (AS) located in Dr. Billy F. Cowart Hall 205, provides the TAMIU campus community with an array of free academic support programs such as one to one tutoring, supplemental instruction (SI), group tutoring, and a variety of workshops and presentations. In addition, AS provides online assistance, writing resources, peer review/writing sessions, and support for writing-related activities. AS offers students flexible scheduling hours, a supportive learning environment, online SI support, and learning assistance models focused on student development and student-centered learning strategies. Overall, AS ensures all students at TAMIU develop an educational compass so that they may experience consistent academic growth; take responsibility for their own academic success; and ultimately, achieve their educational goals.

TRiO – (SSS)

The TRiO SSS program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Participants must be first generation and/or economically disadvantaged or have high academic needs to participate. Students receive individualized structured support, such as tutoring and academic coaching to: 1) maintain a GPA above 2.0, 2) persist in college, and 3) graduate within six years.  The TRIO SSS Program is located in Dr. Billy Cowart Hall 208.

TRiO Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Nursing (STEM)

The TRiO STEM and Nursing program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Participants, majoring in one of the STEM fields, must be first generation and/or economically disadvantaged or have high academic needs to participate. Students receive individualized structured support, such as faculty and peer mentoring and academic advising and coaching to: 1) maintain a GPA above 2.0, 2) persist in college, and 3) graduate within six years.  The TRiO STEM Program is located in Dr. Billy Cowart Hall 206

Peer Mentoring

All freshmen enrolled in UNIV first-year courses will be provided with a peer mentor. Mentors will work with students to help them develop self-awareness, self-regulation, self-advocacy and be self-empowered. Mentors will help students navigate their personal empowerment path by encouraging a growth mindset and fostering a sense of purpose and belonging at TAMIU.