Academics at UC
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I change my major?
A: First, speak with your academic adviser. If you have not yet been assigned an academic adviser or have any additional questions, contact The Center for Student Success.
Q: Where do I go for math help?
A: Utica College maintains a Math and Science Center that offers individual tutoring and counseling services for students who are having particular difficulties in these academic areas. The center is located in the Learning Commons on the ground floor of Gannett Library. The Center is staffed Sunday through Thursday from noon to 9 p.m. and Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. Look for extended hours during exam week. Students may drop in to the Math and Science Center any time tutors are on duty; no appointment necessary.
Q: Where do I go for help with my writing skills?
A: Check out UC's Writing Center in the Learning Commons in the Gannett Library, where you can receive individualized tutorial assistance from fellow students under the direction of a faculty advisor. The Center also has a collection of manuals, handbooks and other written resources that may serve to guide you during a writing project.
Q: Where do I go for help with my research skills?
A: It's always a good idea to speak first with the professor who assigned the research. Research help is available at the Frank E. Gannett Library. UC's librarians are professionally trained to assist you in finding information and completing your research-related assignments. You can also find a selection of research tools and information in the Library section of this Web site, including Research Tips and a complete online Research Tutorial.
Q: How do I get an internship?
A: First, talk to your academic adviser. You can also contact the office of career services, located on the second floor of Strebel Student Center.