Disabled students are eligible for specialized support services provided through this office. Service programs may include reading for the visually impaired, note taking and interpreting for the hearing impaired, and scribe services for the mobility impaired. Other services include registration assistance, specialized tutoring, counseling, academic advisement, and personal development programs.
This office offers help to international students in their adjustment to new and unfamiliar living and learning situations. Students can get information and counseling about academic, cultural, personal/social, and financial as well as immigration concerns. The office also provides orientation programs and planned activities to help international students have a satisfying university experience as well as to achieve personal and academic success.
The Multicultural Center, in close cooperation with other academic and student assistance departments of the university, provides minority students academic and financial support in addition to job placement assistance. Leadership training, tutoring and scholarship information are available through the Center. Follow-up assistance is provided to help students with their academic and personal needs.
Location: Shepherd Union, Room 220
Programs and Services for Non-traditional students will provide a facility for students to study and socialize. Structured programs and services will be available to provide support for non-traditional students in a convenient location. This facility includes lounge space, computer stations and a kitchenette. The space and programs are designed to meet the needs that have resulted from an increased growth of the non-traditional student population.
Services of this Center are designed to provide a supportive environment to help students returning to pursue their education, meet challenges, and achieve their academic goals. The following services, programs, and workshops are offered to assist students: advisement, academic and personal counseling, life transition skills workshops, seminars, and scholarships.
The Veterans Affairs Office (VAO) provides a variety of services designed to make education a successful experience for veterans. As the liaison between the university and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, the office provides the necessary documentation for veterans to receive their educational benefits under the GI Bill. Additional services include academic advisement, class scheduling assistance, career planning assistance, academic skills assessment and help becoming oriented to a university atmosphere. The office also coordinates services for veterans through other service providers on campus for both academic and personal needs.
Veterans Upward Bound Support Services is designed to increase the number of veterans who enter and graduate from college. It provides qualified veterans academic support services that assist them in developing the academic skills necessary to be successful in their post-secondary education experience.
Weber State University 2004-2005 Catalog