ALli Tempel, ACE DirectorWelcome to VUJ Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)!

We are excited to partner with you to help you achieve your educational goals. We have an experienced staff that is dedicated to assisting each and every one of you on your path to success. We understand that each student’s situation is different and we want to do everything we can to help you through any roadblock that may come your way.

We hope to see you in ACE – whether it be to conduct research for a class, meeting with other students in the group study room, relaxing, using the computer or printer, utilizing academic coaching, for advising or even just to grab a cup of coffee. Come visit us in the Habig Building in Room 109. We are here for YOU! We wish you the best.

Alli Tempel  ~ atempel@vinu.edu ~ 812.481.5914

The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)

ACE is a free resource for all VUJ students. The Center provides all users access to library materials, free academic coaching (tutoring) services, and support from academic success coordinators.

Library Services

  • Research help for all library users
  • Access to a wide selection of printed and electronic resources
  • Off-campus access to the library’s electronic resources
  • Wireless internet access
  • Computer access with printing (black and white only)
  • Group study room with multimedia equipment
  • Designated quiet study area
  • Coffeeology 100 – Come grab a cup of hot brew before you study with us
  • Make-up testing – VUJ classes only

Academic Coaching (tutoring)

  • Homework assistance with peer and professional coaches for multiple subject area
  • Group coaching
  • Online tutoring
  • Research-specific web resources and MLA/APA templates
  • Math CDs with supplemental help for students to borrow
  • Computer Assistance

Student Success Cordinators

  • Assistance in determining student academic, personal, and professional goals
  • Equip students with special strategies for success
  • Provide information and guidance regarding collegiate programs
  • Support students with advising and course placement
  • Provide Degree Works, myVU, and Blackboard training