To help students reach their academic goals, Southern Adventist University offers a number of valuable support services and the latest technologies.
More than a dozen computer labs and email stations are scattered across campus. Whether you need to check your email, type a quick paper, or edit some photos, there is a lab on campus that can meet your needs.
The McKee Library helps students locate the information and research tools they need, either online or in person at the four-story building on campus. Our librarians are serious about helping students. They even come to some classes when papers are being assigned to get you started on the right foot.
Special features of the library include a 3,600-volume collection related to Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War plus a 20,000-piece collection of Ellen G. White materials.
Information Technology keeps the campus connected. If you're having a problem with your personal computer or Southern email account, chances are IT can solve it. For more information about IT services or to learn more about technology at Southern, visit the IT website.
The Writing Center provides free writing support to any member of the Southern community. Writing tutors are trained to respond to writing assignments from across the curriculum and can help writers with brainstorming, paragraph development, organization, grammar, citation, the conventions of academic writing, English as a Second Language, and issues of clarity and style.
The Tutoring Center offers free individual and group tutoring to any Southern student. The center provides tutoring for more than 70 upper and lower division courses, as well as tutoring to help students with academic success skills and ACT preparation. All tutors are students who have demonstrated mastery in the course and are recommended by their department.
If you need some wiggle room in your schedule, Southern's online classes are an option. Several undergraduate general education classes are offered online in addition to education and business administration master's programs. For more information, head over to Online Campus.
Counseling and Testing Servicesadministers national admission and certification tests, individual diagnostic tests, career assessments, interest and personality inventories, and aptitude tests. The office also provides advisement for international students and help to students who are new to campus, experiencing problems, or transitioning into the workplace. Staff members are available to discuss career options, self-assessment, interests, goals, résumé preparation, interview techniques, and job-seeking skills. Free counseling services or referrals to professionals in the community are available to all currently enrolled students.
Classes in English as a Second Language(ESL) are available for students whose English language skills are below the official admission level of a TOEFL score of 79.
Disability Support Services provides assistance and guidance for students with disabilities. In addition, their staff assist students in looking for solutions to individual learning challenges, whether through formal testing or through developing learning strategies adapted to individual strengths and learning styles.