University Coaching and Academic Mentoring (UCAM)

Looking for new ways to succeed in college and support while you learn those new strategies?  Looking for support in navigating the many competing priorities of a student? Looking for a program that gives students with learning disabilities the tools to succeed? Looking for a university that offers more than accommodations? Then you are looking for UCAM.

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If you'd like to talk with one of the coaches about what UCAM might do for you, then use our online calendar to schedule a time!

   How does UCAM work?

UCAM is a year-long service that provides a fall orientation, weekly coaching sessions, a professional writing coach, skill developmental classes and social opportunities. Students report that having their coach to check in with each week makes an enormous difference in both their success and their ability to handle stress.

UCAM provides weekly, one-on-one coaching sessions, plus follow up support as needed. UCAM is available to all SOU students and is financial aid eligible. Cost ranges from is $1,595-$3,100/term, depending on coaching hours.

Additional services:

  • New student orientation
  • Pre-registration
  • Professional writing coach
  • Referrals to other campus and community resources
  • Skill development classes (2 CR)-required for 1st-year students
  • UCAM Student Mentor
  • End-of-term coaching feedback
  • Study Jams
  • Social Opportunities