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Academic Assistance & Student Labs

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Academic Tutoring and Assistance

For academic assistance, use the following to guide you.


You should always start with your professor.  Your professor is the qualified expert in the course material.  All faculty members have dedicated office hours to assist you in your course.  Check your course syllabus for contact information and office hours. 


The Department of Computing Sciences offers tutoring for most major courses. Tutoring labs are open for drop-in assistance during the major fall and spring semesters (except student holidays). 

Labs and Study Spaces

Study Space

The Study Space is located in AOC2 215.  In addition to tutoring, this room offers a quiet study space, Windows computers, printing services, and interactive whiteboard. The whiteboard is Bluetooth compatible and is great for group collaboration. The tables can be reconfigured for study groups.  

Maker Space

The Maker Space is located in AOC2 241. In addition to tutoring, this room offers an exploratory space where students can use a Linux computer, a Bluetooth-enabled interactive whiteboard, 3D-printer, RFID kit, Raspberry Pi, Oculus Rift, and more. All students are welcome to explore. Not sure how to use some of the technology? Ask a tutor.


Academic Advising & Career Guidance

All computing majors and minors have a Department of Computing Sciences full-time faculty member who serves as an academic advisor. Faculty advisors provide advice related to degree requirements and career guidance.

All CCU students must work with their academic advisers in order to register for classes. At the start of each semester, a registration hold is placed on your account. Once you get in touch with your adviser, that hold is lifted and you are able to register for classes.

To find your advisor, log into WebAdvisor and click on the "My Profile" link in the Academic Profile section.  If your advisor is not listed in WebAdvisor, please contact Melanie McKeefery at 843-349-2116 or for assistance.

Student Technology Help Desk / Student Computing Services

The University provides technical assistance for students. Student Computing Services (SCS) maintains the general-access labs and CCU accounts. SCS supports residence hall technology operations and provides technical assistance to troubleshoot technical issues including: 
• Wi-Fi
• Anti-virus
• Safe computing
• Assisting students with computers problems


Tutoring and Learning Center

The Tutoring and Learning Center (TLC) provides support for a variety of courses offered at Coastal Carolina University. The TLC comprises three curriculum-specific tutoring centers fully staffed by peer and graduate tutors:
• Foreign Language Instructional Center
• Mathematics Learning Center
• Writing Center