Student Success Center (SSC)
Opened in April 2013, the Student Success Center, located on the third floor of Vining Library, is a powerful tool in every WVU Tech student’s academic success toolbox. The SSC provides academic advising for first-year students and free peer tutoring and skill building workshops for all WVU Tech students. The SSC also plans and executes new student orientation, a multi-day program designed to assist our newest students transition smoothly to the WVU Tech community. Among the most popular destinations on campus, the SSC proudly hosted more than 12,000 student visits during its first year of operation.
The SSC is also a quiet and comfortable place to study, hang out with friends or grab a quick snack. The SSC Vending Café provides delicious meals and snacks on the go, and students can use their meal plans make purchases at the Café.
The Student Success Center at WVU Tech is dedicated to providing programs and advice that will see you through from orientation to graduation.
Student Success Advisors meet with all first- year students three or four times during the year for academic advising and degree planning, class registration, and simply to touch base about students’ educational progress. Have a question? Want to change your major? Interested in improving your study skills? To make an appointment with a student success advisor for help with these and other matters important to your academic success, stop by the SSC or call our front desk at 304-981-6262.
At WVU Tech, students connect with tutors to improve their skills, do well in classes and to be better all-around students. Not only does tutoring help students who are struggling in a course, it can also help ‘B’ students become ‘A’ students. Many of our best students have used tutoring services at one time or another.
Tutoring services at WVU Tech are free. Request a tutor by completing this online application or stop by the SSC to make a request in person.