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Resources for Academic and Student Support

Academic Skills Center

224 Baker Library, 646-2014
www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills

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. The ASC also has a specific academic advisor for student athletes. Please see the ASC website for streaming videos and useful handouts.

Student Accessibility Services

Suite 205 Collis, 646-9900
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~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.

Career Services

63 South Main St., 2nd Floor, 646-2215
www.dartmouth.edu/~csrc

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 Career Services.  They are open late (until 7pm) on Mondays, with walk-in counseling available Mon-Fri from 1:30-4pm.

Center for Women and Gender

6 Choate Rd., 646-3456
www.dartmouth.edu/~cwg

Part of the Office of Pluralism and Leadership, CWG programs include awareness campaigns, sexual health programs, the Men’s Project, Pregnancy & Parenting Resources Clearinghouse and the Women of Color Collective.

Computing Services

www.dartmouth.edu/~comp

Student Computing Help Desk
IT Walk-In Center: 177J Berry Library, 626-2999 ext. 1

Computer Sales and Service
001 McNutt Hall, 646-3249

Counseling and Health Services

Dick Hall’s House, 2nd Floor
7 Rope Ferry Rd.
www.dartmouth.edu/~chd/

Counseling:  650-1442
Nutrition:     650-1442
Women’s Heath:   650-1401
Infirmary:    650-1440

Emergency/after hours:
During academic year:  650-1440
Summer term and break:  646-2234

Peer Advising/Education:
Drug and Alcohol Peer Advisors: Blitz “DAPA”
Eating Disorder Peer Advisors: Blitz “EDPA”
Peer Education Action Corps:  Blitz “PEAC”
Sexual Assault Peer Advisors: Blitz “SAPA”
Students Against the Abuse of Food and Exercise:  Blitz “SAFE”

Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students

Suite 125 Carson Hall, 646-2243
www.dartmouth.edu/~upperde

The Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students provides support for students in ALL undergraduate classes (including first-year students) as well as for other enrolled students. The dean assigned to a student will remain with that student for his/her entire undergraduate career, but all of the 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 invited to meet with their deans for assistance in returning to good academic standing.  Walk-in hours: M, W, F from 1:00-4:00 PM, and Tu, Th from 1:00-7:00 PM.

Deans Office Student Consultants (“DOSCs”)

www.dartmouth.edu/~upperde/consultants/index.html

The Deans Office Student Consultants are trained by the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students and are prepared to field questions relating (but not limited) to: major courses and curriculum requirements, D-plan strategies, internship and research opportunities, off-campus programs, time management skills, reading comprehension and study strategies. The purpose of the DOSC program is to provide academic peer advising on an informative but informal level.

Financial Aid

McNutt Hall, Second Floor, 646-2451
www.dartmouth.edu/~finaid

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

Judicial Affairs

109 North Fairbanks Hall, 646-3482
www.dartmouth.edu/~uja

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

Dartmouth’s library system consists of a number of libraries with varying hours and services.  Information about individual libraries can be found at: http://library.dartmouth.edu

Off-Campus Programs

44 N. College Street, 646-1202
http://ocp-prod.dartmouth.edu/ocp/prod/

Off-Campus Programs administers Dartmouth 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)

Suite 125 Carson Hall
www.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 for underrepresented populations include:

Office of Pan Asian Student Advising
http://sites.dartmouth.edu/pac/

Office of Black Student Advising
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~blackstu/

Center for Women and Gender
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~cwg/

Office of Latino/a Student Advising
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~opal/latino/

Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Student Advising
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~opal/lgbtqa

Native American Program (NAP)
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~nap/

International Programs Office
A newly-appointed division of OPAL, which manages all intercultural and orientation programming for international students.
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~opal/international/index.html

Office of Visa and Immigration Services (formerly the International Office)

63 South Main Street, Suite 303, 646-3474
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

105 McNutt, 646-2246 (Main Office)
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 into 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 web site is, without a doubt, the most useful web-presence for advising, and can answer 95% of your advisees' curricular questions.  The site includes:

  • Timetable
    The 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 WC designations, enrollment limit (“cap”),
  • Prospectus of courses
    The Prospectus allows searches for courses by Department two years hence, and can be very helpful for longer-term planning.
  • On-line ORC
    Includes the year’s current ORC listings for the “C” (Courses).  The curriculum of all departments are listed here.
  • Writing 5 section descriptions
  • First-year seminar descriptions
  • Median grade descriptions (always a surprise to students)
  • Bannerstudent 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.

Many student academic services are available on the web via Bannerstudent (www.dartmouth.edu/bannerstudent), a secure address for active students. Students come into our office for other individual services such as to file majors, minors, NROs, request transcripts, and seek approval for transfer courses and programs.

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

183 Berry Library, 646-1240
http://dartmouth.edu/writing-speech/learning/support-writing-research-and-composing-technology/rwit

RWIT is a free service dedicated to helping students develop more effective strategies for generating and organizing their ideas, finding and evaluating research sources, and presenting and revising compositions in a variety of media. Through peer-to-peer tutoring, the Writing Assistance program, and Road Show Team, RWIT offers help in the following areas:

  • Generating ideas
  • Constructing arguments
  • Refining drafts
  • Developing research strategies
  • Writing in all disciplines
  • Writing creatively
  • Composing multimedia projects
  • Constructing resumés and cover letters

Undergraduate Advising and Research

Parker House, 646-3690
www.dartmouth.edu/~ugar

Undergraduate Advising and Research, part of the Dean of Faculty Office, oversees programs in which students and faculty interact outside of the classroom, and is comprised of Pre-Major Advising, Undergraduate Research, Scholarship Advising, and the Women in Science Project.

Pre-Major Advising
Please call for appointments
www.dartmouth.edu/~ugar/premajor

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. Pre-Major advising also oversees the process by which first-year students are matched with a faculty advisor.

Scholarship Advising
www.dartmouth.edu/~scholarship/

The Scholarship Advising office supports and assists students applying for national fellowships and scholarships for postgraduate study abroad and research, and for graduate school. Programs include: Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Fullbright, Churchill, DAAD, Gates, and more.

Undergraduate Research
www.dartmouth.edu/~ugar/undergrad

The Undergraduate Research office coordinates various research programs and opportunities including: Research Grants (funding for independent research with a Dartmouth faculty mentor), the Presidential Scholars Program, the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship program, and the Senior Fellows program. Information on other research and internship funding programs can be found at: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~ugar/undergrad/other.html

The Women in Science Project
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 targets first-year women, the internship program is now open to sophomore women interested in Computer Science, Chemistry, Engineering and Physics.  Applications and interviews are held during fall term.

Last Updated: 9/4/13