Advising and the Academic Success Center

The Advising office is located in the Academic Success Center on the lower level of Ramsey Library. The work done by the ASC Advising Team complements the work of your faculty advisor; they can help you identify your goals, choose your courses, and register you for classes. If you need help understanding academic policies, they can explain and clarify; they can also connect you with support people and resources on campus.

The ASC Advising office leads some programs that are designed to help students improve their academic performance. Team members understand the things that can get in the way of student success and can offer help, encouragement, and support for students who are motivated to do better work. You don’t have to wait until you’re struggling to visit the Academic Success Center, they welcome students at any level of academic performance, and they won’t give you a hard time if you’ve made some less-than-stellar choices; their focus is on helping you move forward.

If you’ve got questions about your courses, your major, how to comply with academic policies, or how to access academic support resources, you can drop by the Academic Success Center. You can also get help by emailing, or visiting , which allows you to schedule an appointment with an ASC advisor. You can also call 828.350.4501 to speak with an ASC representative.

Writing Center and Peer Tutoring

University Writing Center

The University Writing Center (UWC) supports students writing for any course, as well those writing application letters, personal statements, and creative writing. Writing consultants offer friendly, constructive feedback at any point of the writing process, from brainstorming to revising.  Appointments last 30-50 minutes and can be scheduled by visiting The UWC is located on the main floor of the library, RAM 136.

Peer Tutoring Program

Offered as a free service for all currently enrolled UNC Asheville students, the Peer Tutoring program’s student-centered approach emphasizes active learning and effective study skills. Tutors are highly-qualified students approved by department chairs and specific instructors, and they cover dozens of courses in natural sciences, languages, and social sciences. For additional information please visit the Peer Tutoring website.