CASA ISLANDER SUCCESS Center for Academic Student Achievement - CASA

THE CENTER FOR ACADEMIC STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT- CASA OFFERS FREE ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES FOR ALL TAMUCC STUDENTS

CASA.TAMUCC.EDU

Tutoring

SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION

WRITING CENTER

islander success advocates

first scholars' academy

RETENTION SPECIALISTS

DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION

TEXAS SUCCESS INITIATIVE - TSI 

PEER TUTORING

  • UPPER DIVISION/ GRADUATE STUDENTS
  • HAVE TAKEN COURSE(S) THEY TUTOR IN
  • MAINTAIN AT LEAST A 3.0 GPA
  • MAJORING IN THEIR FIELD OF EXPERTISE
  • RECEIVE EXTENSIVE TRAINING
  • FACULTY RECOMMENDATIONS

supplemental INSTRUCTION

  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • ECONOMICS
  • ACCOUNTING
  • MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  • HAS TAKEN THE CLASS
  • FACULTY RECOMMENDED
  • MAINTAIN AT LEAST A 3.0 GPA
  • RECEIVE EXTENSIVE TRAINING
  • WORK CLOSELY WITH FACULTY

WRITING CENTER

  • ANY STAGE OF THE WRITING PROCESS
  • BRAINSTORMING
  • FEEDBACK ON DRAFTS
  • DOCUMENTING SOURCES ( APA, CHICAGO, MLA)
  • FORMATTING
  • BUSINESS LETTERS
  • RESUME
  • COVER LETTERS
  • LAB REPORTS

WRITING CONSULTANTS ARE UPPER DIVISION/GRADUATE STUDENTS

OFFER WORKSHOPS

ON-LINE WRITING CONSULTATIONS

RETENTION SPECIALISTS

THE RETENTION SPECIALISTS assess student's needs and provide information about academic success, campus referrals, Texas Success Initiative, and developmental course work.

ISLANDER SUCCESS ADVOCATE PROGRAM

ISA IS A FREE MENTORING PROGRAM OFFERED BY CASA THAT PAIRS ALL FIRST YEAR ISLANDERS WITH AN ADVOCATE TO HELP THEM NAVIGATE THEIR FIRST SEMESTER AT TAMUCC

High achieving students that are willing to share their successful experience and information about college and TAMUCC

IMPORTANT: Encourage your student to visit with an islander success advocate within the first two weeks of classes.

FIRST Islanders SCHOLARS' ACADEMY

FSA is a CASA initiative that provides participants with not only academic assistance, but also social, professional, and emotional support. 

BENEFITS:

  • PEER, FACULTY, AND STAFF MENTORS
  • ACADEMIC SUPPORT
  • UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
  • FREE MEMBERSHIP

ELIGIBILITY ( must be):

  • First Generation student
  • Enrolled full time
  • Sign a FERPA waiver

Join by visiting casa.tamucc.edu or contact ana billeaux at 361-825-2988

Encourage use of university resources

CASA, Computer Labs, Library, Health Center, Counseling Center, Academic Advising, Student Life, Career Services, Disabilities Services, Wellness Center, and much more.

Follow University social media

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