Parents and Families

Viterbo Univesity graduate with family after commencement

Academic Resources

Academic Resource Center

  • The Academic Resource Center (ARC) offers services that encourage student success and retention. Services include tutoring, writing assistance, reading retention and comprehension, academic counseling, academic skills workshops, and academic advising. Staff includes seven professionals and about 100 peer tutors who are recommended by faculty. Additional information is found at the ARC website or contact Jane Eddy, director, at jleddy@viterbo.edu

Advising

  • Students are assigned to an academic advisor within their program of study to help them navigate college life. To find answers to questions about majors and minors, course scheduling, and a roadmap to graduation, start on the Advising Student Information webpage.

Bookstore

  • The Bookstore is the on-campus source for everything from textbooks and technology to school supplies, VU apparel, gifts and accessories. You can even order a care package for your student online and have it delivered to the bookstore.

Career Services

  • Parents often have questions about the career development process and the services provided by Viterbo University’s Career Services.  Encourage your student to use the free services offered by the Career Services Office—career counseling, internships, resume development, mock interviews, career fairs, and special events for networking and skill development.

Disability Services

  • Disability Services is located in the Academic Resource Center (ARC). Students who are requesting accommodations are requested to submit documentation to the coordinator of disability services. We will work with you to provide what you need to be successful, but accommodations are based on documentation. For additional information, see Students with Diagnosed Needs or contact Jane Eddy, Director, at jleddy@viterbo.edu or 608-796-3194.

Honors Program

  • Highly able, exceptionally motivated, and committed to achieving academic excellence. If these words describe you, the Honors Program at Viterbo University might be an important part of your Viterbo experience.

Center for Student Success

  • The Center for Student Success provides assistance for students with questions about advising, course registration, adding or changing a major or a minor, and academic success. Our goal is to help students succeed both academically as well as socially while attending Viterbo University.

Student Support Services

  • Student Support Services (SSS) program (TRIO) is an academic support program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Student Support Services offers additional academic assistance and support to students who are first generation and/or low income. The SSS goal is to increase graduation and retention of first generation students. Students complete an online SSS form to indicate interest. Additional information is found at Student Support Services.

Study Abroad

  • Learning doesn’t only happen in the classroom. Viterbo's Global Education office offers students and faculty opportunities to explore the world, make new friends, and have the experience of a lifetime. These experiences help participants understand the world better and prepare for leadership by being well prepared for challenges in the world.