It's all about people.
At Brevard, all faculty and staff are committed to your success.
Brevard College cares about you and your success.
We offer you a Student Success Team composed of highly-trained, educated professionals who care about you.
You, the student, and your success are all that matters at Brevard. A one-on-one, highly personalized, caring Student Success Teams will work with you to help you overcome potential barriers and help you accomplish your academic and career goals.
All first-year students are assigned to a First-Year Advisor. The role of the First-Year Advisor is to work with you and ensure you have a successful first year at Brevard. Success, for Brevard, is defined by you having a challenging, engaging, and fun experience at Brevard. First-Year Advisors work individually with students to help with the following items:
- Transitioning to college
- Developing and planning academic and career goals
- Making connections with key stakeholders on campus
- Understanding how to access campus resources and services
Student Success Resources
Resources are abound at Brevard! Your First-Year Advisor and your Student Success Team is complimented by a host resources.
On a small campus like Brevard, these resources are easy to access and all involved are focused on you and your well being.
The First Year Experience (FYE) course is taken in the first semester at Brevard College and is designed to help you navigate the intricacies of becoming a successful college student.
The class focus is on helping you become engaged in the BC community, build familiarity with campus resources and processes, and examine their attitudes and aptitudes as they take on the responsibilities of being a member of this special, close knit community,
Brevard College utilizes peer mentoring as a way to build social and life skills, creating a solid foundation for success.
Brevard offers peer tutoring and academic coaching services in a variety of subjects.
We are fortunate to have a number of strong students, recommended by professors, who are available through the Work Study Program based in Jones Library during scheduled hours to assist fellow students in the following ways:
provide quality, course-specific tutoring to individuals and small groups;
impart enhanced opportunities for reinforcement and clarification in subject-area learning objectives;
coach students as they review course content material;
integrate effective learning and study strategies;
reinforce and demonstrate problem-solving skills and study strategies;
help students develop organizational strategies;
model ways to plan, develop, and improve written assignments.
model appropriate academic attitudes and behaviors to staff, faculty, and students.
Writing and Subject Tutors are available during posted hours in Jones Library.
Tutors are student work-study employees who are selected to assist students with understanding course material, developing study skills, and improving writing assignments.
Student Accessibility Services works alongside you if you have documented disabilities. They'll ensure that you are provided with reasonable accommodations, fostering an accessible and hospitable learning environment, and promoting student responsibility and self-advocacy.
Academic Progress Program (APPS) is designed to help you succeed. This program works closely with students who may have academic deficiencies.
If you're offered Conditional Admission to Brevard College, you'll automatically enroll in the APPS program. We want to help you succeed!
Time management, study skills, and how to prepare for exams are a few skills you'll learn in the APPS program.
Brevard College utilizes the Early Alert System to identify academic or social issues that you may have.
This approach allows you, the Student Success Team, and your professors to work together to tackle barriers, increase the student retention rate, and lead to an overall positive experience for the student.
Your Student Success Team
We're here to help you succeed! If you have questions about your Student Success Team or Student Success resources, please contact Angie Mascaro, Director of Academic Coaching, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 828.641.0513.