In this scenario, a prospective student athlete comes on an official visit at a university. The academic advisor is in charge of walking them through the academic expectations that the department has for their student athletes, as well as providing them information about the resources that are provided to student athletes. This includes, tutors, mentors, study hall equipment, access to free printing, free laptop rentals, mandatory study hall, priority registration and much more...
Welcome to the athletic academic center! I am Ms. Amanda Carroll. How can I help you?
My son was wondering what kind of work is done in the athletic academic center, can you explain your role?
Hi Ms. Carroll, I am a prospective student athlete on an official visit. Can you show me around the academic facilities?
Of course! Let's get started on the tour!
First off, student athletes are required to meet with advisors once a week during their first year here! This ensures students are staying focused on their studies and are not overwhelmed.
In this room, we hold mandatory study hall for student athletes which is monitored by student workers and advisors.
Chemistry 101 Tutoring Session
Here you can see a tutoring or mentoring situation happening. Student athletes have access to private tutors and mentors throughout the school year.
Lastly, student athletes have access to priority registration to help aid in their difficult schedules. All of this is made possible because of the advisors and the academic department.