Faculty Resources

The University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE) is a combination of four offices poised to help students enhance their learning skills and improve their academic performance.


learning lab

Learning Strategies and Instruction offers skill workshops, a resource library and a computer lab. 

Workshops – Among the workshop topics are: Procrastination Prevention, Managing Test Tension, Improving Note Taking and Text Reading, Time Management Skills, and Succeeding in Large Lecture Courses.  Workshops are offered throughout the semester.  For more detail see the Workshop Schedule.   You can also request to have a workshop topic presented in your class.Personal Academic Consultations are one-on-one sessions conducted by UCAE graduate students to help students develop specific strategies which address their academic concerns.



Tutorial Tutorial ServicesServices (TS) provides FREE peer tutoring in the areas of math, sciences, business and foreign languages.  Tutoring is primarily offered in the introductory levels of these subjects. Studies show that students who consistently attend tutoring can make significant progress in their most difficult courses.  UNC Charlotte Tutorial Services is certified by the International Tutor Certification Program.


Supplemental Instruction

 Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a successful, peer led group study program that helps students earn better grades in challenging courses.  The SI leaders are students who successfully completed the class and attend the class again to tailor the SI sessions to specific classes.  Students regularly attending SI sessions earn higher grades!  




Student Success (SS) provides assistance to students who are experiencing academic difficulties. The Students Obtaining Success (SOS) program is intended for students on Academic Probation.  Through weekly peer mentoring and ongoing support, students develop academic skills and learn to utilize campus academic resources to become academically successful.