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Academic Assistance

The Academic Assistance Office provides a variety of services dedicated to helping West Virginia State University students achieve academic success. Our friendly staff is ready to assist whether you want to enroll in one of our supportive training courses, sign up for a tutor in a difficult class, meet with a counselor to discuss academic concerns or you just have a question and don’t know who to ask.

Tutoring services available:

TAP Room: 117 Wallace Hall, (304) 766-5231
  • Drop in Math and Science tutoring
  • Monday through Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Writing Center: 2nd Floor of the Library, (304) 766-3041
  • Drop in assistance with Writing Assignments    Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Tuesday 10:00am - 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm; Wendesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm; Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm; and Friday by appointment - schedule by emailing daisy.squirts@wvstateu.edu
  • Questions? Contact Daisy Squirts at daisy.squirts@wvstateu.edu
Language Lab: 218 Ferrell Hall, (304) 766-3217
  • Spanish and French Tutoring
  • Monday and Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 
  • Tuesday and Thursday 8:00 am - 10:45 am, 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Questions? Contact Professor James Natsis at natsisja@wvstateu.edu
Peer Tutoring: 117 Sullivan Hall, East, (304) 766-3041 Smarthinking: (304) 766-3041
  • Live, Online Tutoring - in a variety of subjects to help you succeed!
  • 24 hours a day
  • Submit writing assignments for review
  • Log on at www.smarthinking.com
  • Username: your complete WVSU email address
  • Password:  wvstate
Other programs offered by the Academic Assistance Office include:
  • Workshops that promote student success such as Study Skills, Time Management, Developing a Study Group that Works 
  • Academic Coaching and Counseling
Feel free to call Daisy Squirts, Academic Assistance Counselor at (304) 766-3041, by email daisy.squirts@wvstateu.edu, or come by the office, 117 Sullivan Hall, East, for assistance if you have questions.  We are here to help you succeed at West Virginia State University. 
Below are several resources to assist with developing strong study and time management skills. Please contact Daisy Squirts, Academic 

Assistance Counselor by phone at (304) 766-3041, or 117 Sullivan Hall, East or by email at dsquirts@wvstateu.edu, to schedule an appointment to learn more about these topics. 

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Smarthinking.com is a web-based tutoring service that is available in the following subjects:
Intro to Finance
Bilingual Math
General Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Intro to Anatomy and Physiology
Every WVSU student can access smarthinking.com for free! It is available 24/7 for students. You can make an appointment for a tutor
or have a live chat. Essays are edited within 24 hours.
To access the website go to smarthinking.com
Username:    use your full WVSU email address
Password:     wvstate
WVSU Current Students Academic Assistance
Daisy Squirts

Academic Assistance Counselor
117 Sullivan Hall East
(304) 766-3041

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