Resources for Academic and Student Support

Contact information, links, and a brief description of the available services

Baker Library, Room224 646-2014

https://students.dartmouth.edu/academic-skills/

The Academic Skills Center assists students in meeting the academic demands of Dartmouth by teaching effective and efficient learning strategies. The center offers individual meetings, speed-reading courses, peer tutors and study groups. The seven- week Learning at Dartmouth course (fall term only) is specifically designed for first-year students.

Please see the ASC website for streaming videos and useful handouts.

 

Student Accessibility Services

Collis Student Center, Suite 205 646-9900

http://students.dartmouth.edu/student-accessibility/

Student Accessibility Services coordinates specific services and resources for students with disabilities at Dartmouth College. Students requesting or requiring assistance or accommodations should contact SAS. Accommodations are determined on a case-by- case basis.

 

Center for Professional Development

63 South Main St., Second Floor 646-2215

http://sites.dartmouth.edu/cpd/

The Center for Professional Development (formerly Career Services) supports Dartmouth students in making informed decisions regarding undergraduate and post-graduate plans by providing resources and opportunities to encourage career exploration and self- assessment. Information about jobs, internships, graduate education, recruiting, and assistance with applications and resumes are available through CPD. They are open Monday-Friday from 9:00AM-5:00 PM. Check their website for drop-in hours.

 

Computing Services

https://tech.dartmouth.edu/itc/

  • Student Computing Help Desk

IT Walk-In Center: 178J Berry Library, 646-2999 ext. 1

  • Computer Sales and Service

001 McNutt Hall, 646-3249

 

Counseling and Human Development

Dick Hall's House, 7 Rope Ferry Rd., Second Floor

https://students.dartmouth.edu/health-service/counseling/about

  • Appointments:

o Counseling:

646-9442

o Nutrition:

646-9442

o Women's Health:

646-9401

o Infirmary:

646-9440

o Groups:

646-9442

  • Emergency/after hours:

o Counselor on-Call (academic year):

646-9440

o Summer term and interim:

646-4000

o Safety and Security:

646-3333

Peer Advising/Education:

 

  • Eating Disorder Peer Advisors:                                      Blitz "EDPA"
  • Students Against the Abuse of Food and Exercise:  Blitz "SAFE"

 

Undergraduate Deans Office

Carson Hall, Suite 125 646-2243

https://students.dartmouth.edu/undergraduate-deans/

The Undergraduate Deans Office provides support for all enrolled students. The undergraduate dean assigned to a student generally remains with that student for his/her entire undergraduate career, but all of the undergraduate deans are available for consultation and advice. Students may schedule individual appointments to consult about various academic, personal and social issues.  Students in academic difficulty are encouraged to meet with their undergraduate deans for assistance in returning to good academic standing. Walk-in hours (15 minute meetings): Weekdays from 1:00-4:00PM. If a student feels they will need more than 15 minutes, or would like an appointment with a particular undergraduate dean, s/he should call (646-2243) or email ([email protected]) to schedule an appointment.

 

Senior Academic Mentors ("SAMs")

https://students.dartmouth.edu/undergraduate-deans/students/academic-advising/senior-academic-mentors/about-sams

Senior Academic Mentors are trained senior class peer advisors coordinated by the Undergraduate Deans Office. The purpose of the SAM program is to provide academic peer advising on an informative but informal level. Collectively, the Senior Academic Mentors' academic majors and co-curricular experiences represent a broad range of departments and pre-professional programs, clubs, organizations, research, and internships. They are prepared to offer a peer perspective, make referrals, and field questions (but not limited) to: course elections, balancing your course load, D-Plans, distributive requirements, and pre-major advising and declaration.

Financial Aid

McNutt Hall • 646-3605 or 646-2451

https://financialaid.dartmouth.edu/

The Financial Aid office provides assistance to students in the form of grants, scholarships, loans and employment, available on the basis of need.

 

Office of Community Standards & Accountability

5 Rope Ferry Road, Room 203 646-3482

https://students.dartmouth.edu/judicial-affairs/

The Office of Undergraduate Judicial Affairs oversees the College's disciplinary systems for individual undergraduate students and undergraduate student organizations. The office also promotes the broad integration and understanding of the College's Standards of Conduct, Dartmouth's Principles of Community and the Academic Honor Principle into the everyday life of the community.

 

Library

http://library.dartmouth.edu/

Dartmouth's library system consists of a number of libraries and support providers with varying hours and services.

 

The Frank Guarini Institute for International Education - Off- Campus Programs

44 N. College Street • 646-1202

https://guarini.dartmouth.edu/

Off-Campus Programs administers Dartmouth's opportunities for students to study off- campus to earn credit towards their degrees. Opportunities include Foreign Study Programs (FSP), Language Study Abroad (LSA), Dartmouth Exchange Programs, and transfer programs with other four-year, degree-granting, academic institutions not affiliated with Dartmouth.

 

Office of Pluralism and Leadership (OPAL)

Collis Student Center, Suite 211 646-0987

https://students.dartmouth.edu/opal/

OPAL strives to provide a comprehensive program for cultural enrichment and leadership development to ensure that historically under-represented groups in particular and all Dartmouth students in general will have rich learning experiences outside the classroom.

OPAL resources include:

  • Black Student Advising
  • First-generation and/or Low-income Advising
  • International Student Advising
  • Latinx Student Advising
  • LGBTQIA+ Student Advising
  • Pan Asian Student Advising
  • Women and Gender Student Advising

 

Office of Visa and Immigration Services

63 South Main Street, Suite 303 • 646-3474

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~ovis

The Office of Visa and Immigration Services (formerly the International Office) offers a full range of services and programs, primarily intended to serve over 1050 international students, faculty and scholars who study and work at the College. Visa and Immigrations Services provides the visa support necessary for our non- immigrant international population to join the Dartmouth community. It also assists international individuals in maintaining their legal non-immigrant status once enrolled or working at the College.

 

Registrar

McNutt Hall, Room 105 • 646-2246 (Main Office)

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~reg

The Office of the Registrar provides academic and enrollment services for Dartmouth faculty, students, alumni and staff, and Dartmouth's various constituents.

The office coordinates activities including but not limited to course registration, enrollment pattern (D-Plan) planning; scheduling classes to classrooms, maintaining records of courses offered and grades awarded, certification of students for graduation, and maintenance, protection and release of academic records. Students go to the Registrar for other individual services such as to file majors, minors, NROs, request transcripts, and seek approval for transfer courses and programs.

The Registrar's website is, without a doubt, the most useful web-presence for advising, and can answer 95% of your advisees' curricular questions. The site includes:

  • Timetable is the most up-to-date information for the curriculum. It allows searches of courses by term, department, Distributive Requirement, or any combination thereof. It will give you course's instructor, meeting place, time, Distributive and World Culture designations, enrollment limit ("cap").
  • On-line ORC includes the year's current ORC listings for the "C" (Courses). The curriculum of all departments is listed here.
  • Writing 5 section descriptions
  • First-year Seminar descriptions
  • Median grade information (always a surprise to students)
  • DartHub is a secure address for active students providing many student academic services including Degree Audit, which allows students to see what requirements they have fulfilled, and what they have not.

 

RWIT (The Student Center for Research, Writing, and Information Technology)

183 Berry Library

https://students.dartmouth.edu/rwit/

RWIT offers free tutoring to undergraduate students working on projects that involve writing, speaking, research, or media composing. RWIT tutors are undergraduates who are trained to support their peers' learning through one-on-one tutoring, classroom workshops, and the Writing Assistance Program. To get a one-on-one consultation with a tutor, students can sign up for sessions in advance via the link above. Every term, RWIT is open during most evenings from the second week through the last day of classes.

Tutors will help students with:

  • Drafting or revising in any discipline
  • Generating Ideas
  • Building or refining arguments
  • Developing research strategies
  • Composing media projects

Students should know that tutors will not:

  • Copy edit drafts
  • Work with students on take-home exams without explicit permission from faculty

 

Undergraduate Advising and Research

Parker House • 646-3690

http://students.dartmouth.edu/ugar

Undergraduate Advising and Research, part of the Office of the Dean of Faculty, oversees programs in which students and faculty interact outside of the classroom.

 

E.E. Just Program

https://students.dartmouth.edu/eejust/

The E.E. Just Program seeks to increase the number of underrepresented minorities at Dartmouth who choose to pursue degrees and careers in STEM disciplines. This will be achieved by providing opportunities for intellectual engagement and professional development within a supportive and inclusive community of Dartmouth scientists.

 

Fellowship Advising

https://students.dartmouth.edu/fellowship-advising/

The Fellowship Advising office supports and assists students applying for national fellowships and scholarships for postgraduate study abroad and research, and for graduate school. Options include: Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Fulbright, Churchill, DAAD, Gates, and Dartmouth-funded scholarships and fellowships.

 

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowships

dartgo.org/canvas-mmuf

The fundamental objective of MMUF is to address, over time, the problem of underrepresentation in the academy at the level of college and university faculties. This goal can be achieved both by increasing the number of students from underrepresented minority groups (URM) who pursue PhDs and by supporting the pursuit of PhDs by students who may not come from traditional minority groups but have otherwise demonstrated a commitment to the goals of MMUF.

 

Pre-Major Advising

https://students.dartmouth.edu/ugar/faculty/advising

The mission of the Pre-Major Advising office is to facilitate a productive advising relationship between faculty and students in their first and second years who have not yet declared a major.

 

Undergraduate Research

https://students.dartmouth.edu/ugar/research/getting-started

The Undergraduate Research office coordinates various research programs and opportunities including: Research Grants (funding for independent research with a Dartmouth faculty mentor), the Sophomore and Junior Research Scholars program, the Presidential Scholars program, the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program, and the Senior Fellows program.

 

The Women in Science Project

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~wisp

The Women in Science Project (WISP) offers a paid research internship program in which students are matched with a faculty mentor for a two-term, part-time research opportunity. Although it primarily intended for first-year women, the internship program is open to sophomore women interested in computer science, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, or physics and astronomy. The application process takes place in the fall term.