Adult/Transfer/Veteran and Commuter Student Resources

Office of Adult and Transfer Student Academic Success

  • Office: 134 McIver Building
  • Contact: Send email to transfer.adult@uncg.edu or call 336-334-5324
  • Follow OATS on Twitter @UNCGTransferAdu
  • Services & Programs: The Office of Adult and Transfer Student Academic Success was created to assist undergraduate adult and transfer students with their transition to UNCG.  The office offers personal coaching, an FFL (Foundations for Learning) course for new adult and transfer students that will assist students in enhancing their academic and personal success,

Office of Campus Activities & Programs (CAP): OnTheGo with Adult, Transfer, and Commuter Students

  • Office: 2nd Floor of the Elliott University Center (EUC) between rooms 236 & 238
  • Contact: Send email to OnTheGo@uncg.edu or call 336-334-5800
  • Follow us on Twitter @UNCGCAP;   Like us on Facebook: UNCGCommuter or UNCGAdultStudents
  • Services & Programs: the Assistant Director, Campus Activities and Programs: Adult, Transfer, and Commuter programming coordinates activities just for adult, transfer, and commuter students.  Look for the OnTheGo graphic for programs and resources just for adult, transfer, and commuter students. From coffee carts to the undergraduate adult/graduate student leadership conference, from commuter delis to Veterans Day programs.  The Office of Campus Activities and Programs coordinates University wide programs such as Homecoming, Rawkin Welcome Week, and Kick-Off; works with over 200 student organizations, Greek Life, the Campus Activities Board, and UNCG Weekends.  There is never a dull moment with CAP around!

Computing: Information Technology Services (6 Tech)

  • Contact: Send email to 6tech@uncg.edu or call 6-TECH (336-256-TECH 8324)
  • An overview of ITS services for new students http://its.uncg.edu/New/
  • Technical Services Web site
  • Computer Labs on Campus:    There are 10 Computer Labs on Campus
  • Online and on-campus workshops to enhance computer skills, from the basics (using ISpartan Email, Google Calendar, Office 2010) to the more complex (Visio)
  • Technical Services Hours: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.
  • Technology Checkout – Jackson Library lends a growing number of technologies to UNCG students, faculty, and staff. Due to high demand and limited quantities, patrons are limited to borrowing one of these items at a time: Laptops •  iPads •  Camcorders •  Digital Voice Recorders •  Graphing Calculators.
  • Pay for Print Information – each student starts each semester with 75 pages of free printing in the computer labs.

 Career Services Center

  • Offices: #1 Eliott University Center; 336-334-5454
  • Hours: 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday
  • Services and Programs: The mission of the Career Services Center is to provide professional guidance and resources to undergraduate and graduate students and alumni for their lifelong career development. Students can find information on jobs, internships, campus employment, full and part-time career related jobs, on-campus interviewing, resume review/workshops, career fairs, etiquette dinners, networking events, and much more.

Counseling & Testing Center

  • Offices: 2nd Floor Gove Student Health Center; 336-334-5874
  • Hours: 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday
  • Services and Programs: The Counseling and Testing Center assists students by providing personal counseling, psychotherapy, and medication management, which often enhances academic performance. Group and outreach programs are also provided.CTC also administers standardized testing on Miller Analogies Test (MAT), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Law School Admission Test (LSAT), Law School Admission Test (LSAT), Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers (PRAXIS), and the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). For more information about specific standardized testing services, contact CTC directly at 336.334.5877.

Counseling and Consulting Clinic: The Nicholas A. Vacc Counseling and Consulting Clinic

  • Offices: Second Floor, 223 Ferguson Building, 334-5112
  • Hours: Daytime and Evening appointments available. Hours are announced each semester.
  • Services and Programs: The Center offers student career, vocational, personal, family, and life planning counseling services. Group counseling and support are used when concerns are best addressed through interaction with peers. Evaluations for learning disabilities are conducted by licensed psychologists. Fees are charged for these services. Study skills, mathematics and reading clinics are offered. Please call for more information.

Offices of Disability Services

  • Offices: 215 Elliot Center; 334-5440
  • Hours: 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday
  • Services and Programs: Alternative testing, adaptive technology, transitional counseling, study skills, time management, and other services as needed; Referrals for diagnostic evaluation; Assistance with individual education plans after consultation and careful review of documentation.

The International Programs Center (IPC)

  • Location: 203 Foust, 334-5404
  • Hours: 8am-5pm, Moday-Friday
  • Services and Programs: The UNCG International Programs Center offers direct exchanges (study abroad) with universities all over the world. Many of the programs are offered in English. Study Abroad offers students the unique opportunity of visiting another country as a student rather than as a tourist.

Jackson Library

  • Location: 320 College Avenue, Circulation Desk: 334-5304,
  • Hours: Dependent on time of semester; holiday and exam schedules
  • Services and Programs: The Library’s web page provides access to the library catalog and over 120 databases in a variety of fields, most of which are available both on-campus and off-campus with a valid UNCG ID. Jackson Library contains more than 2.5 million books, documents and microtexts, 4 million manuscript items, and approximately 5200 print subscriptions and 7000 full-test electronic journals. The library includes reading rooms, carrels, individual and group study areas and a classroom and lab equipped with micro computers. Orientation sessions about the Library and instruction in the use of information resources are available – call 334-5419 for more details.
  • Technology Checkout – Jackson Library lends a growing number of technologies to UNCG students, faculty, and staff. Due to high demand and limited quantities, patrons are limited to borrowing one of these items at a time: Laptops •  iPads •  Camcorders •  Digital Voice Recorders •  Graphing Calculators.
  • 24/5 Access – UNCG students, with their SpartanCard ID are able to access the library Sunday through Thursday 24 hours.  After hours entrance is between the EUC and the Tower facing Walker Circle.

Learning Assistance Center

  • Offices: 104 McIver Building; 334-3878
  • Hours: 10am-7pm, Monday-Thursday, 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-5pm during the academic year
  • Services and Programs: The Learning Assistance Center provides programs and services to help undergraduates improve their academic performance and achieve their educational goals. Academic services include: academic skills assessment, learning assistance materials, free tutoring, learning style assessment, and academic skills workshops.

Speaking Center

  • Offices: 3211 MHRA Building; 256-1346
  • Hours: Monday – Thursday 10am to 8pm, Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sun. 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Services and Programs: UNCG is one of only 5 universities in the country to offer its students a resource to help with presentations and speeches.  The University Speaking Center provides reactive and proactive services for UNCG students. Services are designed to empower clients with communication confidence and competence. Assistance is offered in the preparation and delivery of speeches development of knowledge and skills in interpersonal communication, and overall success in group or team communication situations

Students First Office 

  • Offices: 061 McIver (entrance facing Eberhardt). students@uncg.edu 336.334.5730
  • Hours:  Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Call for appointments start at 9 a.m.  Walk-in hours starting fall of 2012, contact Students First with more details.
  • Services and Programs: The Students First (SF) office can help students facing academic, social, or financial setbacks. In collaboration with other support services across campus, SF serves as an academic information station for assisting students with academic advising, academic appeals, course overload requests, and graduation plan completion. SF advisors are also responsible for the advisement of all exploratory (undecided) students at UNCG.

Student Success Center

  • Offices: 104 McIver Building; 334-3878; fax 334-5341
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Services and Programs: The Student Success Center is a department composed of four academic support offices:  Learning Assistance Center (LAC), Special Support Services (SSS), Supplemental Instruction Program (SIP), Student Study Program (SSP).  Programs are free to enrolled students. Some programs have limited enrollment, so sign up early in the fall semester.

Veteran Students

The Dean of Students (210 Elliott University Center) can help Veteran/Active Military students with any transition concerns.  The Veteran Services Office (180 Mossman) will help Veterans/Active Military/Military Dependent students with their benefits, assist students who are called up for duty during term, and can answer  credit for military services.  The Dean of Students Office also maintains a website of resources for Veterans/Active Military/Military Dependent students with links to local, state, and federal offices and programs.  Students can also get involved in the Student Veterans Association (UNCG SVA chapter), the group assists with Veterans Day programming, has socials, and is working on a networking program.

Writing Center

  • Offices: 3211 HHRA Building (corner of Spring Garden and Forest St.), Voice: 334-3125, Fax: 334-1111
  • Hours: 9am-8pm, Monday-Thursday, 9am-3pm, Friday, 6pm-9pm Sunday
  • Services and Programs: Students who are writing papers are welcome to bring their works-in- progress to the Writing Center for individual consultation, suggestions, and instruction. The Writing Center is staffed by graduate and undergraduate students from the English and other departments.
  • The Writing Center Is Now Available Online - The University Writing Center now offers online writing sessions. Talk about your writing, get help with grammar, or brainstorm ideas online with one of their trained writing consultants. Visit the Writing Center Web site for more information.
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