Access the resources and assistance you need all in one convenient, centralized location. The Academic Commons is your one-stop shop for academic, technical and research support.
414 E. Clark. St.
Vermillion SD 57069
Welcome to the Academic Commons
Everything you may need to succeed in college, all in one place. Located on the first floor of the ID Weeks Library, the Academic Commons can help you with anything from advising to finding your future career. The Academic Commons has all the necessary resources to guide and assist you on your journey for success. Here, you can explore your interests and find where your passions lie. Through help from writing and speaking professionals, students can enhance their knowledge and skills to become more marketable in the workforce.
Take advantage of the academic support that can help you become a successful student and employee.
Student Resources & Opportunities
Supplemental Instruction (SI)
Real-world learning. Unforgettable experiences.
Apply concepts learned in the classroom to real-world problems and community projects.
Broaden your perspective and distinguish yourself from other students.
Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship
Present at national conferences and conduct research around the world.
Nationally Competitive Scholarships
Apply for highly prestigious and highly competitive national scholarships.
International Student Support
Assistance provided to current international students attending USD.
Meet with academic advisers specifically assigned to student-athletes for assistance with course selection, course registration, NCAA eligibility monitoring and general campus referrals. In addition, mentors and tutors assist with time management and subject specific tutoring. The Student-Athlete Success Center also oversees the study table for student-athletes.
Set Yourself up for Success
Lessen your load by allowing ACPC professionals to assist you through your college education and beyond.
Ways We Assist Students:
- ACPC can help you with many things during your time at USD, including:
- Succeeding academically and socially in your first year
- Academic scheduling and major exploration, declaration or change
- Helping you promote your skills to secure internships and employment opportunities
- Connecting you with employers