Learning and Research Support for Students
From academic skills coaches and tutors to specialized software and media collections, resources abound to help Carleton students find support and hone their skills.
Student Academic Support
Academic Support Center (ASC)
The ASC provides tutoring,in-depth writing and speaking support, skills training, and much more.
Quantitative Resource Center (QRC)
The QRC supports quantitative skills and reasoning across the curriculum through faculty collaborations, campus workshops, and student tutoring services
The Language Center
The Language Center offers homework help and tutoring, language software, and other resources to support and supplement students’ language studies at Carleton.
Center for Community & Civic Engagement (CCCE)
The CCCE supports Carleton students in exploring and expanding their civic agency and capacity to enact change in their communities.
Students are paired with advisors who help facilitate active and thoughtful planning throughout all four years at Carleton.
Support and advice for students considering a career in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and other health professions.
Pre-Engineering advisors help students explore their options to pursue engineering after Carleton.
Gould Library offers a wealth of research and reference help, as well as group study areas and customized research assistance for individual classes.
Faculty-mentored research is part of many Carleton courses. Additional opportunities are available during summer and winter breaks, and as independent study during the academic year. Funding to support student research and research-related expenses is available.
Perlman Teaching Museum
The Perlman Teaching Museum aims to engage, educate, and uplift through art and exhibitions. The museum’s collection is available for student researchers.
TRIO is a federally funded program that provides academic, personal, and financial support to low-income and first-generation college students and those with a documented disability.
Carleton works with the Posse Foundation to provide full-tuition scholarships for outstanding students of color to pursue personal achievement and academic excellence by placing them in supportive, multicultural teams, or “posses,” of ten students.
FOCUS is a curriculum-based cohort program supporting students interested in science and math who come from groups historically underrepresented in STEM fields.
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) is a grant program that supports talented students from underrepresented backgrounds who are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. and becoming a professor in the humanities or humanistic social sciences.
Summer Science Fellowships
The Summer Science Fellowship provides funded summer research opportunities in a research lab either at Carleton or at another institution. This program focuses on historically underrepresented groups (based on gender, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic background, or disability) in the sciences and math.
The Registrar’s Office assists students with course information and registration, major declarations, transcripts, and much more.
Information Technology Services (ITS)
Information Technology Services offers help with software selection and use, and supports classroom technologies.