The School of Transitional Studies (STS) is dedicated to the academic and intellectual success of every student enrolled at GGC. Need some help with that English paper? We have tutors who can help. Not sure if you have the study skills to handle your first-ever college final? We have a workshop for that. Having a hard time figuring out what math class you should take? We can give you some sound advice.

Our goal is to keep students on track to graduate, whatever their academic major is. Our services are free, confidential and open to all GGC students.

The School of Transitional Studies promotes academic integrity through strict adherence to the College's policy on documentation and plagiarism.

How can we help you?

Academic Enhancement Center

The Academic Enhancement Center (AEC) provides free, confidential help in a variety of subjects, from peer and professional tutors and GGC faculty volunteers.  Tutoring is available in C-G360, online, in the classroom or at a various locations on campus. To find out about more about a tutoring services, call 678.407.5191.

Each semester, the AEC offers workshops to students that provides helpful advice on critical areas that affect academic performance. Here are some examples:

  • Note-taking
  • Time management
  • Forming study groups
  • Test-taking skills
  • APA, MLA and Turabian citation styles
  • Grammar for writing 

Learning Support Courses

STS also sponsors courses in English, reading and math for high school graduates whose placement test scores place them below college level in these areas. These learning support courses help students to build a strong foundation for college level courses. 

English for Academic Purposes

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses are for high school graduates whose native language is not English. These courses help students develop the skills they need to achieve academic success at GGC.

Mentoring and Advising for School of Transitional Studies Students

The Mentoring and Advising Center (MAC) offers mentoring and advising support for students enrolled in School of Transitional Studies classes, including English for Academic Purposes (EAP), English, reading and math.

Advising for Student Success students promotes the personal success and academic achievement of students through quality educational advisement, academic planning and targeted skills development. Advising provides students with information regarding testing, course placement, curricular choices, programs of study and graduation requirements. Advising also clarifies academic policies and guidelines required by the Board of Regents and by Georgia Gwinnett College and connects students with appropriate campus resources and services.

Testing

The School of Transitional Studies helps students to demonstrate competency in reading and writing, as required by the Online Competency Test.

Tutors here to help you

The Tutors Around Campus (TAC) can help you catch up – or not fall behind – in classes ranging from English literature to organic chemistry.