Academic Resources

Academic Resources

Our academic support services focus on personal attention to help you reach your goals. The Monsignor William Barry Memorial Library is the gateway to a world of information, with more than 950,000 items and access to extensive online journals and library networks. Our team of expert librarians is there to help you navigate through all of that information. The library also has single and group study rooms as well as audio and video equipment.

For tutoring, head to the Glenn Hubert Learning Center, which offers assistance in writing, math, and reading. You'll be paired up with a professional staff member or peer tutor to get one-on-one help. You can also sign up for a study group or take workshops that focus on study skills, time management, and test-taking.

The Center for Advanced Learning (CAL) is geared especially toward students with diagnosed learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders. CAL supports you in making the transition to university life and assists you in developing strategies for success in the classroom and beyond.

If you’re interested in contributing to serving the community, there are some facts about Barry that may be of interest to you. The following list is some of the university’s accomplishments:

  • The University made the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and the Corporation for National and Community Service, after students, faculty, and staff logged more than 25,000 service hours.
  • In 2012 the Law School’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program earned the National Achievement Award from the American Bar Association Law Student Division for the seventh consecutive year.
  • Since 1996 the Yucatan Crippled Children’s Project at the School of Podiatric Medicine has helped more than 7,400 crippled and indigent children in over 70 medical missions to Mexico.
  • The Barry Institute for Community Economic Development provides skill development to local businesses and nonprofit organizations.
  • The School of Education’s College Reach Out Program educates and motivates low-income students in grades 6-12, through a unique mix of counseling, tutoring, mentoring, college symposiums, and summer residential programs.
  • The Fun, Fit Fridays program at the School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences teaches
  • Local children about life skills through sports, fitness, and academics. The model has been implemented at universities in Portugal and South Africa.
  • The School of Social Work operates the Office of the Public Guardian in Broward County. It is the only public guardian program in the state and one of a few in the country to be run by a School of Social Work.