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The purpose of academic counseling is to support student athletes in the areas of academics, eligibility, career choices, and developing healthy behaviors. The goal is to develop Auburn University graduates who are articulate, confident, poised, positive, cooperative, and mature decision makers by constant monitoring of academic progress and communication with the student, their Academic Advisors, Coaching staff, and Athletics administrators.
The goal of tutoring is to serve as a resource for student athletes beyond the classroom. Student athletes are exposed to a variety of study and learning techniques by well-qualified tutors in core and major classes. Math assistance is provided by the Loyd Mathematics Learning lab, where students receive individualized help in all areas of mathematics by skilled, highly-qualified math tutors. The Miller Writing Center supports writing development by providing tutors and resources that supplement classroom learning in any undergraduate and graduate course.
Tiger PAW Mentoring
The mission of the PAW (Promoting Academic Winners) Mentor Program is to by meet every student where they are academically and educate him or her in research-based learning methods. An Academic Mentor provides individual and/or small group academic support, assisting the students in transitioning to the University and developing their study and learning skills, empowering them to become active in their education, and fostering a learning relationship conducive to the development of essential academic skills.
Tiger CHAMPS/Life Skills
The James T. Pursell Tiger CHAMPS/Life Skills mission is to provide a systematic, personal development program to reach each student-athlete based on individual needs, through academic enhancement, community service awareness, personal growth, leadership, and career development activities. The mission is supported through collaboration with the College of Education using a curriculum-based model of credit-bearing courses focusing on academic, career, personal, and leadership development.
Tiger Career Development Center
The goal of the Tiger Career Development Center is to prepare students for life after college and intercollegiate sports. Career counselors help students identify and explore professional interests, provide guidance and feedback on resume and cover-letter writing, provide opportunities to master job-search skills through career expos, job search forums, and information sessions with various companies and organizations.