Check out the resources available through the Pioneer Center for Student Excellence. Our services support your academic success both in and out of the classroom. We have offices on all three campuses and provide assistance to all students, regardless of degree or major.

Resources for students

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Academic Coaching

Improve your academic skills such as time management, test taking and note taking.

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Academic Advising

Meet with an advisor to develop your plan to earn your degree.

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Internships are a great way to get job experience, and you may even qualify for course credit.

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Experiential Learning

These opportunities provide you with skills outside of the classroom.

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Dissertation Boot Camp

The one-day virtual program gives grad students the opportunity to make significant progress on their dissertation.

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Three-Minute Thesis

Master’s and doctoral students compete by presenting their thesis/dissertation topic in just 3 minutes.

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TRiO Student Support Services

Two programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education dedicated to increasing the retention and graduation rates for low income, first-gen, and/or students with disabilities.

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McNair Scholars

A program funded by the U.S. Department of Education to increase PhDs among low income, first-gen, and/or racially/ethnically underrepresented students in graduate programs.

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Promise Summer Bridge Program

Are you a first-time-in-college student who has signed the Promise Pledge? TWU offers a great summer bridge program just for you! During this program, you’ll participate in in-person and virtual activities that will help you prepare for the fall semester.

Contact us!