Concerns may include: need help managing all of your commitments, trouble finding enough time during the day to complete all that you have to do, falling behind.
Welcome to REACH (Resources for Academic Achievement)! We are the university’s centralized academic support unit for undergraduate students. Our primary goals are to enhance or improve students’ academic performance, to help students transition to college life, and to support the university’s retention of undergraduate students. Since its creation in 2000, REACH has evolved into a large and complex academic support unit at the university. Services include:
• Structured study sessions and tutoring for 100, 200, and some 300 level undergraduate courses, including online tutoring options
• Intervention courses in mathematics and reading
• Seminars on student success topics (The Hackademic Series), computer science, computer usage, and test preparation
• Test reviews (CIS and CECS)
• Graduate and professional exam preparation for GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, and OAT through The Princeton Review®
• Summer math programs in partnership with Speed School of Engineering (Calculus Preview Program and Brown Forman Engineering Academy)
Our advisors and staff support undergraduate students throughout their academic career. We advise students in the Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and Exploratory divisions as well as incoming Freshman. Browse our website for information about scheduling an advising appointment, petitioning or applying to your program or degree.
The College of Business employs a staff of professional advisors to assist students in the development of meaningful educational plans. We take our mission very seriously. We are committed to helping you in the development of a rewarding program of study and a challenging educational plan.
Undergraduate, graduate, transfer and prospective students require advising and student services to get off to a great start and to stay on track to graduation. The Education Advising and Student Services (EASS) professional staff provides current and prospective students with academic counseling, admissions support, teacher certification information, and student services to meet personal, academic and career goals.
The University of Louisville Counseling Center provides short term individual, group, and couples counseling, crisis intervention, and psychological testing. Our clients seek services for a variety of areas of concern, including psychological, personal/social, academic, and career issues. Counseling Center professionals provide consultation to faculty and staff members, as well as participate in outreach, training, advocacy, program development, and research. Our licensed providers and graduate trainees work in conjunction with the University community to promote a healthy campus environment that maximizes academic success and student retention.
Our office provides a variety of services in support of students, including:
• Assistance with a student concern, advocacy, or student grievance,
• Filing of a student complaint,
• Requesting an absence notification,
• Assistance with withdrawal or compassionate withdrawal,
• Assistance with a conduct situation (Code of Student Conduct),
• Requesting a student conduct record check,
• Requesting student emergency funds,
• Assistance with a Title IX situation (Student Sexual Misconduct Policy), and
• Requesting suicide prevention training (QPR training or AFSP "It's Real" training), or other information related to Cards SPEAK
If you need assistance but do not know where to go for help, contact the Dean of Students office.
In conjunction with the university’s and college’s advising practices, the Exploratory Division provides individualized guidance to support students in the thoughtful exploration of education plans that meet their academic and career goals.