Academic Tools

The academic transition to Binghamton University can be challenging. There are a number of individuals, places, and materials through multiple campus organizations and offices to assist you with this transition.

Academic Assistance

Peer and professional Success Coaches are available through the office of Student Transition and Success to support student learning through personalized one-on-one coaching appointments, workshops and access to virtual resources. They are trained to identify potential barriers to academic success and collaboratively construct a tailored success plan for each student. 

University Tutoring Services, a free tutoring service, which offers tutoring in a broad range of undergraduate courses on both a by-appointment and walk-in basis.

The Writing Center provides students with individual, free assistance to improve their writing. The Writing Center is located in Library North room 1209. For hours and contact information, please visit the Writing Center website.

English as a Second Language Program (ESL) helps students improve their ability to use English in an academic context so that they may achieve their academic potential. The program offers ESL courses as well as a speaking partners program to assist students with English.

The Binghamton University Libraries will assist you with researching topics and important information as well as providing great places to study.

Need to type a paper, print out an article, or email your professor? You can do so in the Computer Pods. Check the following website for a schedule: http://pods.binghamton.edu/schedule.html.

Academic Advising and Career Assistance

Your college’s Academic Advisors are here to assist you with degree planning and schedule building. The Advising Offices supply great resources on-line and meet with students individually throughout the academic year. Links for each advising office are below.

The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) assists students in six disciplines including pre-law, pre-health, engineering, nursing, accounting, and psychology. The program fosters a cooperative learning environment with support services that enhance each student’s academic growth and professional potential.

The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development provides services to help students choose a major, determine a career path, identify and secure opportunities that will allow students to gain experience, and conduct a successful job search. Regardless of your class year or major, the CDC can assist you.

The Registrar’s Office coordinates the registration process and provides a number of resources to assist students with using the registration system, including a How To Register guide.