The university offers many campus resources to support your learning. These services are available for in-person and remote students and can be an important part of your academic success. Staff are available to support you in the earliest stages of your work, including brainstorming, finding resources, drafting, revising, proofing, finalizing the work, and learning new technologies.

Belk Library

Chat with a librarian in real time, anytime the library is open. Questions can focus on finding sources, full text access, how to get an article or book that we don’t have access to, and more.

Access Belk Library’s online resources from anywhere, anytime. Access databases, journal articles, ebooks, streaming video, and more to help with your assignments and research projects. Find a research guide in your area of study to help guide your research process.

Schedule a research consultation with a librarian in your area of study, or with your Personal Librarian for help with your research assignments.

Learning Assistance

Learning Assistance offers free walk-in and by-appointment tutoring for many courses at Elon. You can also make an appointment with a learning strategies tutor who can help you:

  • locate ineffective study strategies and replace them with effective strategies
  • create a preparation plan for an exam
  • adopt better note-taking strategies
  • improve your time management.

You can choose to meet either in-person or virtually (via Zoom) for all by-appointment sessions.

If you need academic assistance but aren’t sure where to start, make an appointment with a staff member in Learning Assistance to discuss the many resources available to you.

Finally, Learning Assistance offers free student success workshops throughout the academic year.

Student Professional Development Center (SPDC)

The SPDC provides a wealth of career support to all students, beginning in the first year as students are introduced to the concept of a 4-year career plan and the popular College to Career (C2C) program. The SPDC offers online and in-person advising sessions for individual students, including career counseling, advising and coaching as students seek internships, full-time job opportunities, graduate school advising, and on-campus student employment. In addition, the SPDC offers a number of career related events, programs and for-credit courses throughout the year.

Technology Services and Support

Visit the Student Technology Guide for an overview of available services and support

Do you need technology help? You can access support in several ways:

  • Knowledge Base – Search for solutions and find answers to your questions.
  • Self-Support Portal – Submit technology related questions and issues online.
  • Walk-in Support in Media Services – Located in Belk Library, Media Services offers technology consultations, assistance with campus software and printing, and equipment checkouts.

The Moodle Support for Students site is designed to introduce you to the basics of Moodle, helping you become familiar with various tools that your faculty may use, including forums, assignments, blogs and quizzes. This site also provides information on video conferencing tools and tips and best practices to be successful in online and hybrid courses.

Equipment needed to participate in class or complete projects and assignments is available from Media Services. Equipment should be reserved in advance by using the online Patron Portal. If you would like to request a longer checkout period than is allowed through the Patron Portal, please fill out the Extended Checkout Request Form. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (336) 278-6598, or email

Writing Center

Writing Center consultants—trained undergraduate students–can help you plan and complete any writing assignments or projects on any topic and for any course. The Writing Center offers both online and in-person consulting sessions for individual students, and online-only sessions for groups of 3 or more students working on group projects. The Center also offers online workshops on various writing topics and writing resources and advice on its consultant blog.