About Us

Mission:

The Center for Academic Student Achievement (CASA) is committed to providing students academic support services through student-centered, supplemental, lifelong learning opportunities to help students achieve independence in learning in an inclusive and supportive environment.

Vision:

The Center for Academic Student Achievement's vision is to assist in closing educational gaps by Integrating, Engaging, Motivating, Retaining, and Graduating students through academic support and mentoring services.

Goals:

  • Provide programs and academic support services for all students.
  • Improve student engagement through academic integration into the University.
  • Provide a student-centered learning environment to promote independent learning.
  • Empower students to navigate higher education to achieve academic success.  

 

Tutoring & Learning Services

CASA provides tutoring, supplemental instruction (SI), structured learning assistance, (SLA), and Writing Center assistance to students seeking academic support. 

Islanders can make appointments  for tutoring, SI, or the Writing Center online through our TracCloud Portal(traccloud.tamucc.edu).

For more information about Tutoring & Learning Services, please visit https://tamucc.edu/academics/support/tutoring-learning-services/index.php 

Hours of Operation for CASA at the Glasscock Building

Service Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM*
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 *Tueday 5-7pm only for Academic coaching


 

Academic Coaching

The Academic Coaching Program cultivates a partnership with Islanders to support their individualized learning and growth process, contributing to a transformational student experience. 

For more information about the Academic Coaching Program, please visit https://tamucc.edu/academics/support/academic-coaching/academic-coaching-program/index.php 

Phone: 361.825.4049
Email: academiccoaching@tamucc.edu


 

Mentoring

First Islander Scholars' Academy (FISA) is a Center for Academic Student Achievement (CASA) initiative to provide additional support to first-generation college students. For the purpose of First Islander Scholars’ Academy, first-generation students are defined as first-time college students whose parents’ highest level of education is a high school diploma or less.

For more information about FISA, please visit https://www.tamucc.edu/academics/support/academic-coaching/first-islander-scholars-academy/index.php