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Academic Support




Sexual harassment, sexual violence, interpersonal (relationship) violence, sexual exploitation, and/or stalking can impact a student’s academic experience as they navigate classes and coursework. The resources below can help individuals connect with professors and advisors through professor notifications, request accommodations through Accessibility Resources & Service, and explore options for coursework, schedules, exams, and other resources for academic support.

Resources provided are not an exhaustive list. Individuals can learn more about their specific options by contacting any of the resources listed.

Gender Violence Services Coordinators (GVSCs) | On Campus | Confidential | M – F 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • GVSC Website | GVSC Email | Phone: 919-962-1343
  • Located at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center Suite 101 (150 South Road)  
  • The GVSCs are available to meet by appointment only, with the exception of specific drop-in hours hosted in the LGBTQ Center. You can call or email to schedule an appointment.
  • This resource is for students (undergraduate, graduate, professional and doctoral students), employees, and post-doctoral scholars.  
  • Examples of academic support: professor notifications; assistance in requesting changes to class schedules; referrals to Accessibility Resources & Service for accommodations; exploring options for completing coursework and scheduling exams; requesting University Approved Absences; referrals for processes such as withdrawals, underloads, and final exam excuses.
  • Watch this video to learn more about the services the GVSCs provide.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) | On Campus | Confidential | M – Th 9 a.m. – noon and 1 – 4 p.m.; F 9:30 a.m. – noon and 1 – 4 p.m.

  • CAPS Website | Phone: 919-966-3658
  • Located in the James A. Taylor Building, 3rd floor (320 Emergency Room Drive)
  • For an initial visit, you may go to CAPS during the hours specified above.  
  • This resource is for all degree-seeking students and Postdoctoral Fellows who pay the current term Campus Health fee. 
  • Examples of academic support: requesting University Approved Absences; applying for psychological/medical withdrawal from the current semester; applying for a psychological/medical underload; requesting final exam excuses.

Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office (EOC) | On Campus | Private | M – F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • EOC Website | EOC Email | Phone: 919-445-2759
  • Located at 214 W. Cameron Avenue, 2nd floor
  • For an initial meeting, email, call, or submit an online form through the EOC website 
  • This resource is for students (undergraduate, graduate, professional and doctoral students), employees, and post-doctoral scholars.   
  • Examples of academic support: professor notifications; assistance in requesting changes to class schedules; referrals to Accessibility Resources & Service for accommodations; exploring options for completing coursework and scheduling exams; requesting University Approved Absences; referrals for processes such as withdrawals, underloads, and final exam excuses.
  • Watch this video to learn more about the services the EOC Office provides.

Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS) | On Campus | Private | M – F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

  • Located in the Student and Academic Services Building (SASB) North Suite 1106 (450 Ridge Road) 
  • For an initial appointment, you may go to ODOS during the drop-in hours specified above 
  • This resource is for students (undergraduate, graduate, professional and doctoral students).  
  • Examples of academic support: referrals to Accessibility Resources & Service for accommodations; exploring options for completing coursework and scheduling exams; requesting University Approved Absences; referrals for processes such as withdrawals, underloads, and final exam excuses  

  • Accessibility Resources & Service (ARS) | On Campus | Private | M – F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • ARS Website | ARS Email | Phone: 919-966-8300  
  • Located in the Student and Academic Services Building (SASB) North Suite 2126 (450 Ridge Road) 
  • To connect with ARS, you may visit their website which includes information for new applicants.  
  • This resource is for students (undergraduate, graduate, professional and doctoral students). 
  • Examples of academic support: oversee the University’s registration process for accommodations related to disabilities and medical conditions, including needs related to trauma.