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Vrooman Center

Location:
Vrooman Center 213 W. Mulberry Street
Normal, IL

The Vrooman Center serves as the main entrance to Hewett and Manchester Halls, and is also home to the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

The Julia N. Visor Academic Center provides tutoring in a variety of academic subject areas, especially in General Education courses. Weekly small group sessions are available, as well as some drop-in hours. Writing assistance is offered for any course, from the planning stages to the final revision, and assistance in study skills, such as test-taking, note taking, textbook reading, writing papers, time management, and stress management is available. One-on-one academic coaching is also available. In this program, regular meetings are scheduled with a success coach to help student develop personalized strategies for academic success.

The Vrooman Center was first opened as a dining center in 1966. It was remodeled in 2008 to house the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Upcoming Events

August 2017

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Start:
Monday, August 28th
End:
Wednesday, December 13th

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, August 29th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

International Seminar Series: Chocolate Politics

Date:
Wednesday, August 30th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Title of Presentation: Chocolate Politics: How Multinational Corporations, Governments, NGOs, and Critics Influence the Chocolate We Eat Speaker: Carla Martin, PhD., Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute Presentation Overview: In this talk, we will explore how politics affects what chocolate we can buy, how much it costs, how it tastes, what appears on labels, and how it impacts cacao farmers and the land on which they produce their crops. By examining the current state of the cacao and chocolate industry, we…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, August 30th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

September 2017

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, September 4th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, September 5th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, September 6th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, September 11th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, September 12th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, September 13th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, September 18th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, September 19th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, September 20th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, September 25th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, September 26th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, September 27th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

October 2017

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, October 2nd
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, October 3rd
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, October 4th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, October 9th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, October 10th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, October 11th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, October 16th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, October 17th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, October 18th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, October 23rd
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, October 24th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, October 25th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, October 30th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, October 31st
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

November 2017

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, November 1st
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, November 6th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, November 7th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, November 8th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, November 13th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, November 14th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, November 15th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, November 20th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, November 21st
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, November 22nd
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, November 27th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, November 28th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, November 29th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

December 2017

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, December 4th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, December 5th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, December 6th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, December 11th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, December 12th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, December 13th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weekly drop-in hours for writing tutors at the Julia N. Visor Academic Center.