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Center for Academic Vision & Excellence


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    Communication is another tutoring service that Saint Leo University provides to students.  Students can access by logging into Courses, select Learning Tools, and select Tutoring services. If students run out of minutes, they need to email

    Please note that the CAVE will be suspending printing services until further notice. Please visit the Cannon Memorial Library for printing needs. The CAVE’s computer lab will still be open for use.

    Please email the CAVE at if you have any questions about these changes.

    Welcome to the CAVE!

    Welcome to the Center for Academic Vision & ExcellenceIn support of the mission of Saint Leo University, the Center for Academic Vision & Excellence seeks to provide students with services and programs that serve as building blocks for academic success.

    The Center for Academic Vision & Excellence offers academic resources, workshops, classroom presentations, paper reviews, peer-assisted learning (PAL) coaching, peer tutoring, faculty supported Directed Learning Activities (DLA), peer-led - Supplemental Instruction (SI), computers, limited academic printing, and indoor and outdoor study areas. Come check us out on the 1st floor of Kirk Hall.

    Our Mission

    • Promote a positive academic community
    • Assist students in meeting their educational goals
    • Assist students in understanding academic planning
    • Encourage students to become independent learners
    • Impact students success and retention rates
    • Uphold the university's standards for academic excellence
    • Build relationships between students, staff, and faculty

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    Programs, Services, and Supports

    Peer Tutoring | Center for Academic Vision & ExcellencePeer Tutoring

    Tutoring is a "student centered" activity, as such, tutors provide individual and/or group tutoring to students across a broad range of course. Tutors meet with students on a short or long term during the academic year. Learn more about Peer Tutoring here

    PAL Coaching | Center for Academic Vision & ExcellencePeer-Assisted Learning (PAL) Coaching

    PAL Coaches encourage students (their mentees) growth in academic awareness and self-direction by introducing strategies and skills that prepare students for overcoming academic challenges. Learn more about PAL Coaching here.

    Supplemental Instruction SI | Center for Academic Vision & ExcellenceSupplemental Instruction (SI)

    Supplemental Instruction, or SI, is a program that provides students with content specific peer tutor led sessions to support academic learning, retention, and success within historically difficult courses. Learn more about Supplemental Instruction here.

    Academic Services and Supports | Center for Academic Vision & ExcellenceAcademic Services and Supports

    Current services and supports include Classroom Presentations, Computers & Printers, Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI), Paper Review, and Placement Exams. Learn more about our Academic Services and Supports here.


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