Student Resources

At Victoria College, helping students succeed in fulfilling their educational goals is our top priority. VC offers a wide range of resources designed to help ensure that all students achieve success and realize their dreams.

Advising & Counseling Services

Victoria College offers academic advising, career counseling, and transfer services to all VC students. Additionally, Advising & Counseling Services provides support services for special populations, including VA students and students with documented disabilities.

Career Services

Career Services offers information, assistance, and guidance to current and former students seeking employment. The counselors also assist individuals in choosing a career, planning a new career, or changing careers. 

Computer Help Desk

Victoria College operates a Computer Help Desk that provides technical support services for students who experience computer access and usage issues.

Computer Labs

In addition to computers available in each of three main tutoring centers across campus, VC also offers computer labs open for general student use in the Technology Center, the Student Center, the Academic Building, and in the Health Sciences Center.

Disability Services

Special accommodations are available for qualified students with documented disabilities. Services may include note-taking assistance, special parking provisions, adapted testing, and reader services. For more information, call Karen Friedel at (361) 572-6411 or stop by the Advising & Counseling Services office.

Emerging Scholars

The Emerging Scholars program provides support for students on academic probation and helps them return to good academic standing. Advisors offer students assistance with practicing effective study strategies, time management skills, and use of VC resources in order to help ensure a rewarding transition from struggling student to successful student. For more information, call Liz Cubriel at (361) 582-2572 or stop by the Advising & Counseling Services office.

KEY Center

VC’s first-generation and low-income students, along with students with documented disabilities, may apply for access to the KEY Center . Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, this TRIO Student Support Services program offers extensive assistance and support for members by providing tutoring, advising and career exploration, financial literacy education, cultural events, and workshops to foster success. For more information, call the KEY Center at (361) 582-2414.

Library

The VC/UHV Library serves both Victoria College and the University of Houston-Victoria. Library staff is committed to anticipating and satisfying the information and research needs of VC and UHV students.

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental instruction (SI) is a voluntary program where students benefit from the guidance of an SI leader who provides support in historically challenging courses. The safety and support of a group setting comprised of fellow students creates an environment in which students may become more comfortable with college-level materials and study requirements. For more information, call SI Coordinator Brian Hutcheson at (361) 582-2581.

Testing Center

The Testing Center is a place where students can take a variety of tests, such as the GED Exam, college placement exams, credit by exam, online course exams, and more.

Tutoring Center

There are over 30 tutors in VC's tutoring centers located on the Main Campus, with hours to fit students’ needs. Tutoring services are also available at the Gonzales Center and the Calhoun County Center. Students can get help with a variety of subjects such as math, English, science classes, and much more. For more information, call Betty East at (361) 572-6473 or stop by one of the tutoring centers.

Veteran's Affairs

Veteran’s affairs advisors are available at Victoria College to help U.S. Military veterans access their education benefits and provide support in achieving their civilian professional goals. For more information, call Stacy Kelly at (361) 572-6462 or stop by the Advising & Counseling Services office.

 

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