Welcome to the Centers for Academic Reading and English Support at NVC (CARES). At CARES, our goal is to help students acquire the reading and writing skills they need to be successful in college and throughout their lives. Check out our labs by clicking the links below.
Students, please let us know how we're doing. We'd love to hear from you. Click on the link below to access our student satisfaction survey.
Student Satisfaction Survey
Instructors, please feel free to use our referral form below to help us better serve your students.
Instructor Referral Form
The Centers for Academic Reading and English Support (CARES) help sustain the mission of Northwest Vista College by providing comprehensive academic support services that promote independent learning, academic achievement, and critical thinking skills.
To accomplish our mission, we provide quality tutoring and academic support in developmental English, developmental reading, and college level English courses. In addition to these tutoring services, we also offer assistance and advising with assessment, course placement, degree plans, and drop counseling for English and reading through our Advocacy Center.
We take pride in the fact that our tutoring services have been certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). We want our faculty, staff, and students to be assured of the superior quality of assistance they will receive when they come to CARES. Feel free to come visit us soon and get to know us better. Our centers are located on the first, second, and third floor of Juniper Hall.
- To provide students with an opportunity to further develop their study skills and understanding of course content.
- To provide students with an opportunity to develop positive attitudes towards themselves, their studies, and their skills.
- To empower students to become confident, effective, and independent learners.
- To work in partnership with faculty and staff to identify and assist students with academic needs.
CARES Monthly Newsletter
The Write Way: A Publication for Students from the Staff at CARES in Juniper Hall
Read the Past Issues Here:
The Write Way - May Issue
The Write Way - April Issue
The Write Way - March Issue
The Write Way - February Issue
January Write Way
The Write Way- November Issue
The Write Way - October Issue
The Write Way -September 2012 Issue