Tutoring & Academic Resources

Students are encouraged to take advantage of the numerous resources available to them on campus.  If you’re not sure which office on campus would be best able to assist with a specific situation, simply contact your GWSB advisor and they will be glad to connect you with the right office.

Student Success Workshops

Time Management, Prioritization, and Organization
Monday, September 19th 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Marvin Center Amphitheater
Start the semester off with a refresher on how to balance your coursework with your life at GW. In this session, you’ll learn what to look for when you get a syllabus and how to plan ahead with a calendar. Even if you’re a pro at planning ahead, come to this session to offer your own tips to help support your peers, you might even learn something new!

Managing Stress and Anxiety
Monday, October 10th 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Marvin Center Amphitheater
Midterms are upon us and you might find yourself feeling overwhelmed. Come to this workshop to learn the basics of managing the stress of midterms and how to deal with test anxiety. In this session, you’ll learn how to move through the highs and lows of the semester successfully, and how to ensure you take care of yourself throughout periods of high stress.

Self-Care and Self-Advocacy
Monday, November 14th 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Marvin Center Amphitheater
Sometimes you may find that it is hard to speak up and get the support you need. During times of high stress, it is easy to get overwhelmed and feel powerless. In this session, you’ll learn the basics of advocating for yourself, as well as tips and tricks for staying healthy, both mentally and physically, throughout the semester.

End of Semester Wrap-Up: Celebrating Successes and Failures
Monday, December 5th 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Marvin Center Amphitheater
The end of the semester often brings about a great deal of stress about decisions that you made throughout the semester and what their consequences might be. Come to this session to talk more about how to go forward successfully after this semester and what you can do to reflect on your decision-making throughout each semester.

The GW Tutoring Initiative

If you’re in need of tutoring, you can access 10 hours of free tutoring each academic year for courses offered. Online tutoring is also available.

Departmental Tutoring

Tutoring available to students is also organized and offered by specific departments.

Writing Center

The Writing Center is available to writers/students of all abilities who want to receive dedicated attention to their writing and research projects.

Language Center

This resource promotes foreign language study and provides academic support related to languages for faculty and students.

Disability Support Services

This is a resource for students who may have challenges beyond their control that impact their learning.

University Counseling Center

Students may reach out to the University Counseling Center to overcome difficulties and challenges that may interfere with their academic, emotional, and personal success.

GPA Calculator

Students may use this tool to help them calculate their GPA at any time during the semester. If you are still uncertain of your GPA after using this tool, we encourage you to reach out to your professor.

Center for Student Engagement

Students can visit the Center for Student Engagement if they are looking for learning opportunities outside of the classroom.

The Multicultural Student Service Center

The Multicultural Student Service Center (MSSC) is GW’s center for multicultural communication, community building, and leadership. The MSSC works to develop co-curricular and experiential learning opportunities for GW Students.

GWSB F. David Fowler Career Center

Students can access the F. David Fowler Career Center (FDFCC) for guidance and training in finding the best fit for your skills, values, and interests.

Office of Student Financial Assistance

The Office of Student Financial Assistance is designed to assist you and your family with financing the total cost of attending our institution providing resources on grants, scholarships, loans, college work-study, and outside resources such as veteran’s benefits and tuition benefits.