The Academic Advisement Center provides assistance to all students in the
attainment of their educational goals, through academic advisement and
intervention to help make a successful transition to, and establish their place,
in University life; referral and mentoring; assist students to take responsibility
for learning how to set academic, career, and personal goals, and the strategies
for achieving them; and provide guidance to help them graduate in a timely
manner, successfully meeting all requirements. The Academic Advisement
Center advises all students in the first year of their collegiate experience and
Sophomores who have yet to declare a major. Juniors and Seniors will meet with
their academic faculty advisor at least twice (2) each semester.
ADA Compliance Program for Students with Disabilities
The ADA Program offers quality services, reasonable and effective
accommodations to students with disabilities to enhance their academic success,
participation in educational programs, and quality of campus life.
Saint Augustine’s University supports the protection available to members of
its community under all applicable Federal laws, including Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Title
IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, and Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Each student’s program of study is given individual
attention to take personal needs into account. The ADA Compliance Officer
invites all students with special needs of all types to take advantage of the
support services provided by the University, to enable them to reach their
full academic potential. The ADA Compliance Office is located in the Hunter
Building, Room 201.
The mission of The Belk Professional Development Center at Saint Augustine’s
University is to provide career planning and job search assistance to students and
alumni seeking opportunities in internships, coops, and full-time and/or part-time
positions. Career Services is the official campus liaison between job seekers, academic
departments and employers, providing assistance and resources to all constituencies.
There are a wide range of career services provided to assist students in exploring
and identifying different careers, developing job search skills, and implementing
job search strategies, just to name a few. Career Services is located in the Goold
The mission of the Library is to provide informational resources, services
and programs, which meet the educational goals and research needs of the
University and community. The Library resources at Saint Augustine’s University
are located in the Prezell R. Robinson Library, which provides information and
research services for the University community. Equity of access is provided to
the physical collection of books, magazines, and audiovisual materials through
an automated, online library system. Training is provided to library users in small
groups and/or large group instruction on using the online library system and
accessing and evaluating information resources. The Library staff is comprised
of information educators who prepare students, faculty, and all users to be
knowledgeable and creative information consumers.
The Prezell R. Robinson Library consists of three floors with resources such as an
Archives Room, which houses documents relating to the history of the University
and rare books. The facility also contains seminar rooms with space for study
groups and computer labs. Throughout the Library are individual carrels and
study tables that will seat up to 500 students.
The Library has over 100,000 volumes that represent courses offered by the
divisions of Business and Computer Science, Liberal Arts and Education, Natural
Sciences and Mathematics, Social Sciences and the division of Military Science.
The information resources are in many formats- print, video/DVD and other
audio recordings, Internet and NC LIVE. There are approximately 300 periodicals that provide current information in support of the five academic divisions.
About 30 newspapers of local, regional and national coverage are included.
The Testing Center
The Testing and Assessment at Saint Augustine’s University provides a variety of
assessment services and assistance to faculty, students, and other members of
the University community. The goal of the Testing and Assessment is to institute
quality testing and assessment and conduct evaluations that are essential to
developing the needed strategies to assist faculty working with first and second
year students. These services include:
The following tests are offered:
Honors Program students will have available to them the Kaplan Preparatory
Course materials. These materials will facilitate the preparation of the student
for the professional school examination in their major. Both study materials and
practice exams will be provided.
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