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Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center at Caldwell University offers academic support services through which students of all abilities can address their long and short-term learning needs in a supportive and relaxed environment. Individual and group tutoring in most academic subjects is available on a scheduled basis. Many drop-in sessions are also offered. Skill-specific workshops are presented regularly to help students develop and improve their study habits and writing techniques.

Writing Center

The Writing Center, staffed by professional and peer tutors, has regular hours for scheduled and drop-in assistance. Students may be referred to the Academic Success Center by their professors for skill reinforcement, or they may arrange for their own tutoring by completing the form available in the Academic Success Center. Students who excel in a particular course and who have been recommended by their professor, may be invited to work as Academic Success Center tutors.

Jennings Library

Jennings Library, situated between the Student Center and the Residence Hall, is a wireless facility that contains over 144,133 books in print and access to 5,663 electronic books and chapters in books. The Library subscribes to 402 periodical titles in print and has access to more than 32,625 journals through 41 online databases. The audio-visual collection numbers over 3,214 items and contains video tapes, compact discs, DVDs, etc. The curriculum Library contains textbooks, and a wide variety of teaching-related materials. There is also a large collection of children’s literature for use in the Education program courses. There are a number of databases for student use in doing research which cover the College’s major curricular offerings at both undergraduate and graduate levels. There is full Internet access. Online access to the book and media collections is available through CALCAT, available on and off campus via the Internet. All of the online databases are available on the College network which also allows for access from both on and off campus sites. In order to access all databases a Caldwell University e-mail/network account is required. The collections are developed continuously to support the curricular needs of students and faculty. The library staff provides orientations for all incoming students, as well as course.