Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) 

Are you  a Smarty Pants or a Brainiac? Visit ACE and solve the weekly Brainteaser. Get your ACE card from any Academic Coach. Earn a star for each correct answer. 3 stars shows your a Smarty Pants. 12 Stars and your a Brainiac!!!

The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) 

ACE is a free resource for all VUJ students, faculty, and staff. The Center provides all users access to library materials and support as well as assisting students with free academic coaching (tutoring) services for campus course work and with Academic Success Coordinators who aid students by helping them stay on their educational pathways.

Library Assistance:

  • Research help for all Library users

  • Access to a wide selection of printed and electronic information sources

  • Off-campus access to the library's electronic resources for VU students, faculty, and staff

  • Wireless internet access

  • Computer usage with free black and white printing

  • Group study room with multimedia enrichments

  • Designated quiet study areas

  • Coffeeology 100 - Come grab a cup of hot brew before you study with us

  • Serve faculty and students by administering and proctoring VUJ makeup exams

Academic Coaching (Tutoring):

  • Homework collaboration with peer (student) and or professional (degree) coaches

  • Group coaching available

  • Online Tutoring

  • MLA & APA templates

  • Research-specific web resources

  • Provision of current educational YouTube videos, TEDx, IOS and Android app information and access

  • Math CDs Students can borrow a and take it home for extra practice

  • Computer Assistance

Student Success Coordinators:

  • Assist students in determining their academic, personal, and professional goals

  • Explore ways to assist students in developing special strategies for success

  • Help students to make informed choices regarding collegiate programs

  • Support students with advisement and course placement

  • Educate students with Degree Works and MyVU training

  • Collaboration with faculty for classroom training on Degree Works and Blackboard