Academic Resources

          Edinboro University is committed to our students’ development and provides the tools necessary to aid in that growth.

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          Edinboro University offers numerous resources for students to ensure that they’re successful in their classes. Academic success is a priority, and our faculty and staff are prepared and committed to offer as much assistance and guidance as our students need to ensure they receive an excellent education. The resources listed below are available to support students over their time at Edinboro University.

          Learning Commons 

          The Edinboro University Learning Commons is an integrated center that provides comprehensive academic learning and support services to EU students in one convenient location. Located in Baron-Forness Library, the Learning Commons includes the Academic Success Center, Center for Career Development, Center for Adult and Transfer Student Services, Global Education Office, the Testing Center and tutoring services.

          Academic Success Center

          In order to support and enhance the academic development of all Edinboro students, the Academic Success Center exists to help students achieve their academic goals. This Center offers Coordinators who can help develop study strategies, time management skills, test-taking confidence, and much more.

          Second Floor, Baron-Forness Library
          8 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday


          The Baron-Forness Library at Edinboro University exists to provide access to information. The library complements students’ classes and offers computer terminals, books, DVDs, scholarly articles and journals and many additional services.

          200 Tartan Drive
          8 a.m. – 11:59 p.m., Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday; 1:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., Sunday.
          **Hours may change depending on academic calendar.


          Students are assigned an academic advisor upon entrance into the University. These advisors should be contacted regularly during the semester to ensure that the academic plan is being followed and to adjust for any changes that may arise. To find your academic advisor’s contact information, log into S.C.O.T.S.


          Students should contact the department that houses the course in which they are having difficulty. Many departments post tutoring information and schedules within the department or on their website. Students may also contact their academic advisors for information and advice.


          Students should be aware that the University Policy Manual is available for inspection at the Baron-Forness Library, the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs in Reeder Hall, the Office of Records and Registration in Hamilton Hall, and here on the University’s website. Students should become familiar with those policies that will affect them during their time at Edinboro University.


          The Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs list and explain all academic departments and programs at Edinboro University, as well as their requirements and schedules. Students are encouraged to refer to the Catalogs if they have questions about a program’s requirements or about the classes that are offered in a particular program.

          Writing Center

          The Writing Center is open to all students, faculty and staff for assistance with writing from a variety of courses. Tutors provide guidance as collaborators in the writing process and possess skill in working with individuals’ needs regarding written communication, especially in developing, revising and editing students’ papers.