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ACADEMIC ADVISING

The Office of Academic Advising provides educational support designed to enhance student learning at RVU. Services are offered through individual consultation tailored to meet the individualized academic needs of the student and integrated with the course curricula.  Regularly scheduled small and large group sessions provide proven strategies to prepare and enhance academic performance. Services include study skills assessment along with intervention strategies, tutoring, ADA accommodations and preparation for licensure exams.

 

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES:

One-on-One Consultation

  • Confidential individual consultation regarding learning styles, study skills, time management, and academic performance
  • Diagnostic evaluation of study practices and their effectiveness
  • Structured intervention to increase learning productivity and efficiency
  • Individual preparation for courses, clerkships, and licensure examinations
  • Referrals to on- and off-campus professionals
  • Information about resources to enhance learning
  • Assistance with learning disabilities

Assessment/Individualized Educational Guidance and Planning

  • Study skills strategies
  • Test-taking strategies and test analysis
  • Time management strategies
  • Reading
  • Resources
  • Additional support services

Board Review Preparation

  • Developing individualized study plans
  • Resources via materials, videos, question banks, practice tests
  • Study prep sessions by faculty and outside experts
  • Individualized licensure exam prep support

RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS

The Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE), also known as the Dean's Letter, is a document prepared and distributed by undergraduate medical institutions to provide an overview of medical students applying for residency.

Board Preparation provides information and assistance in preparation for licensure exams (COMLEX,  USMLE, and PANCE).

RVU provides tutoring services throughout the first three years of medical school to all campus programs. This program is offered at no cost to students. 

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS

SOUTHERN UTAH CAMPUS
255 E. Center Street

Ivins, UT 84738
(435) 222-1241

For faster response, please direct inquiries to the campus email:
utstudentaffairs@rvu.edu