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VULCAN MATERIALS ACADEMIC SUCCESS CENTER

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(205) 934-8184

Education Building 240
901 13th Street South

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

**Official Message from the Vulcan Materials Academic Success Center (VMASC) regarding SUMMER operations-UPDATED 5-13-2020**

The Vulcan Materials Academic Success Center (VMASC) would like to alert you to the following changes in operation due to the official statement UAB has made concerning University Operations due to COVID-19:

Questions to the VMASC Office

You can direct questions to staff at VMASC about services either directly to the staff person or to our vmasc email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can still call our office and get a “live” person on the phone at 205-934-8184.

Academic Advising Appointments

Effective until further notice, ALL academic advising appointments will be conducted via phone. Advisors have the option to provide you their ZOOM id number to conduct the appointment via ZOOM if necessary.

Your academic advisor will call you at the scheduled time of your appointment.

Supplemental Instruction

The VMASC Office will NOT be offering any Supplemental Instruction Sessions for Summer Term. If you need help with courses that typically offers SI, please contact your professor who will provide you with ways to get help.

Supplemental Instruction will resume Fall 2020 as normal (unless there is a change in University operations).

If you have further questions about Supplemental Instruction (SI), please contact Hilary Murrell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 205-934-8184.

Tutoring

The VMASC Office will NOT offer Peer Tutoring for Summer Term. Tutoring will resume Fall 2020 as normal (unless there is a change in University operations).

For questions regarding tutoring you may email our coordinator Lauren Lee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or email our office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call at 205-934-8184.

SAP Student Success Plans and Check-ins

If you need to create a SAP success plan for Summer, you may still schedule your appointment on our website to create your plan with one of our coordinators. For those students who need to complete a fall success plan, you can also setup your appointment once the summer plan process has concluded after June 8, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact one of the following coordinators.

Hilary Murrell (Online-only students): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lauren Lee (Campus students): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We the VMASC staff would like you to know your health and safety is important to us and we know you may be having a difficult time through this period. We encourage you to please reach out to our office if there is anything you need or any help we can provide you as you learn to adjust during this period.

Thank-you for your attention and Go Blazers!

Dr. Jennifer L. Wycoff, Director

UAB Coronavirus Info and FAQ

These plans are in effect upon the current plans the University has put in place. Please check your email regularly for continued updates.

Please visit this site for updates and for more information regarding UAB’s Coronavirus Information.


About the Academic Success Center

The Vulcan Materials Academic Success Center (VMASC) fosters undergraduate student success by creating a supportive environment and delivering academic services that encourage goal achievement and degree completion. Services provided include tutoring, supplemental instruction, academic advising, success advising, workshops and study hours. Stop by and see us in the Education Building, directly across from Starbucks in the Sterne Library.

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