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In order to make your academic experience stress-free, please see your academic advisor at least three times during each semester as a follow-up for your academic success.

Don’t procrastinate. Make an appointment to see your academic advisor today!

If you have a question regarding a perspective requirement, which course(s) you still need to complete within your major/double major/minor, the number of hours you need to graduate, or your career as an English major, you will need to set up an appointment to see your assigned academic advisor within the Department of English and Foreign Languages, or, depending on your classification, The Stith Student Success Center (see link below for more information)

NSU Writing Center

The Writing Center empowers students to establish a more versatile and effective method of writing by acknowledging diverse learning styles, being attentive and nonjudgmental during tutorials, reducing distraction, encouraging careful synthesis and expression of ideas and building relationships. We strive to cultivate active writers across all disciplines, all the time. 
Location: The first floor of Lyman Beecher Brooks Library.

NSU Writing Center Offers Online Workshops
The NSU Writing Center offers workshops via Zoom on topics ranging from getting started on a draft, research writing, grammar refreshers, to professional communication. These workshops are open to students, faculty and staff.

Students can register for workshops using WCONLINE. The Zoom link will be sent with the registration confirmation email.

Faculty and staff may request these workshops to be offered during class time if writing consultants are available at requested times. Go to our website,, and click on Workshop Schedule to view dates and descriptions.

For faculty and staff to request a workshop, call 757-823-2271 or email

For students to register for a workshop, go to Either you must have a WCONLINE account or you must first register for an account.  Be sure to check the Writing Center Workshops on the login page. 

109 Madison Hall (Writing Center West -- WCW) -- Contact
Prof. Curt H. Hutchison at

Student Success Center

The Dr. Patricia Lynch Stith Student Success Center promotes student learning and degree completion by providing academic support services and programs that inform, empower and facilitate student success. Freshmen and sophomore students should report to the Student Success Center for academic advising and registration.
Location: Nursing and General Education Building, Suite 100

NSU Career Services

As a major in English and Foreign Languages, you become a strong job candidate during an incremental process that begins in the first year of college and culminates into a successful career. Therefore, as you progress through your college years, don’t forget to contact the Career Services Office.
Location: Student Services Center, Suite 318

Counseling Center

The mission of the Counseling Center is to help students achieve their fullest potential by providing culturally sensitive individual counseling and crisis intervention.

We facilitate student's development throughout their matriculation at Norfolk State by providing campus-wide education on issues students may encounter that can challenge progression as students grow to become engaged leaders and  productive global citizens.
Location: 312 Student Services Center

In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disibilities Act (ADA) of 1990, please contact the Office of Accessibility Services/International Student Services (OASIS) if you have a disability or think you have a disability.

Lori M. Hobson
Coordinator, Accessibility
Location: James A. Bowser Building, Suite 121
Phone: 757-278-4381
Fax: 757 - 823-2640