Academic Resources

Important Resources:

Office of Disability Services: (703-993-2474; SUB I, Room 2500) assists students with learning or physical conditions affecting learning. If you qualify for accommodation, the ODS staff will provide a form to give to your instructor at the beginning of every course.

Regarding accommodations: Any student with documented learning differences or other conditions that may affect academic performance must register with the Disability Resource Center (phone 703-993-2474) and furnish information to his or her professor so that reasonable accommodations can be provided. Please note that faculty cannot legally provide accommodation to students with learning differences or physical conditions that may affect academic performance without appropriate documentation.

GMU Library: There are two libraries on Fairfax Campus: Fenwick and Johnson Center. You should be acquainted with these locations and how to use the library online catalog and databases. To find these pages go to the library homepage and click on “databases.” You then use the alphabetical feature at the top of the page to find your database, and then search for the article. If you need any help with the library please do not hesitate contacting the library staff:

Counseling Services: (703-993-2380; SUB I, Room 3129) provides individual and group sessions for personal development and assistance with a range of emotional and relational issues. In addition, the Learning Services Program (703-993-2999) offers academic skill-building workshops as well as a tutor referral service.

Writing Center: (703-993-1824; Robinson A 114, main office; Enterprise 076) provides, at no charge, tutors who can help you develop ideas and revise papers. The Writing Center is also available online at

Student Technology Assistance and Resource (STAR) Lab:  Johnson Center 229; 993-8990;