Eight resources for academic well-being

Academic wellness is a key part of your journey as a Vanderbilt student. Part of academic wellness is being faced with intellectual challenges that help you grow and develop. The below resources are available to help you navigate your academic life.

  • CSW Academic Coaching Drop-In is offered at the following times: Wednesdays 1–3 p.m. in the CSW Classroom and Fridays 10 a.m.–noon Virtual. Through academic coaching, students can polish study skills and learn to manage their time to apply those skills effectively.
  • CSW Finals Prep Workshops will be offered on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 4–5 p.m. at CSW Classroom and Thursday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m.–noon Virtual. Join CSW academic coaches for this fast and focused session to help you prepare for finals, final papers, final projects and all that comes with the end of the semester. Please bring as much information as you have about final commitments and make a plan during the workshop.
  • Online Academic Skills Support offers modules to evaluate skills, reflect on changes you may want to make, set goals for those changes and access support along the way.
  • Headspace is here to help you take time for your mind in between your busy class schedule. Whether it’s being mindful in the classroom, preparing for exams, letting go of stress or feeling burnout in between classes, you can find mindfulness exercises in the Headspace app to support your journey.
  • Academic Life Coach is available to support Graduate School students and postdoctoral scholars through individual coaching and group programming around effective time and stress management, conflict resolution, navigating academic relationships and juggling work/life responsibilities.
  • At the Writing Studioyou have the opportunity to meet individually with trained consultants to talk about any writing project or concern. Services are free and confidential for any member of Vanderbilt’s scholarly community.
  • At Vanderbilt Tutoring Services, you have the opportunity to meet individually or in a group setting with a talented staff of tutors who are qualified to tutor many introductory and intermediate level courses in chemistry, biological sciences, mathematics, physics, economics, and neuroscience. Services are free of charge and open to all currently enrolled Vanderbilt students. Students can also access tutoring support in a variety of STEM subjects through VUSE’s separate STEM Tutoring program.
  • Student Access is the first point of contact for students seeking accommodations for any type of disability, including those accommodations to support mental health. Accommodations may include, but are not limited to, extended time for testing, assistance with locating sign language interpreters, audio textbooks, physical adaptations, note-taking support and reading services. Accommodations are determined on an individual, case-by-case basis for students with a documented disability(ies).