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CENTER FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS (formerly CENTER FOR TEACHING AND
The Center for Academic Success (CAS) is an integral part of the University's plan for academic excellence. The mission of CAS is to enhance learning through the design and delivery of academic support services. CAS provides services designed to help all students apply effective learning strategies to their academic coursework as well as services to assist students who need to strengthen their academic skills in particular areas.
Academic support programs are offered through individual and group tutoring and consultation, a multimedia resource center, curricular courses, structured review programs, supplemental instruction, and informal help sessions. Student Support Services, a TRIO program, which is funded through the U.S. Department of Education is also a part of CAS and provides academic assistance and counseling to approximately 200 first-generation, income and disability-eligible students. CAS services are designed to help students upgrade study strategies and reading proficiencies, succeed in specific University courses—especially quantitative ones—and compete successfully for admission to graduate and professional schools.
For further information, contact
Center for Teaching and Learning,
101 Osband Hall, Box 870304, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0304; telephone
THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA GRADUATE CATALOG