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Academic Resource Center

The Academic Resource Center’s goal is to enhance the overall student experience and prepare students for a lifelong career in the fine and performing arts by providing support for:

  • Orientation
  • Academic Advising
  • Leadership & Career Readiness
  • Wellness
  • Connections to Campus & Community Resources


Dr. Kristen Queen
Director, Academic Resource Center
Moudy North 105




Wellness Week September 19-23, 2022


The College of Fine Arts utilizes both professional staff and full-time faculty for academic advising. The following are those who serve students as professional staff advisors.

Courtney Hendrix – Coordinator of Degree Certification; Academic Advisor for Fashion Merchandising

Dr. Elizabeth Kirkendoll – Assistant Director of Academic & Student Programs; Academic Advisor for Music

Tyra Musoma – Academic Advisor for Design

Dr. Kristen Queen – Director, Academic Resource Center; Academic Advisor for Music

The Center for Career and Professional Development plays a crucial role in preparing students for life after college and in helping alumni through career transitions. The main office is located in The Harrison, Suite 1100
Open 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Melanie Coulson

Melanie Coulson
Career Consultant to the College of Fine Arts and the College of Education




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Whether you need help with this week’s assignment, a concept in a core course or just getting your life a little more organized – Peer 2 Peer Tutoring is here. All tutors have completed a 10-hour training program, developed in accordance with the requirements of the College Reading and Learning Association certification program.  All tutoring sessions are conducted in Samuelson Hall, the entrance is located around the corner from the TCU Post Office.

Tutoring is available in major and TCU Core subjects, as well as academic strategies.

Find a Tutor

In order to receive approved accommodations, ALL registered TCU students must submit a request for accommodation. TCU’s Student Access & Accommodation works with students with the following disabilities: mental health, physical disability, learning disability, Autism, blind/low vision, deaf/hard of hearing, traumatic brain injury, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, communication disorders, food related disability, or multiple diagnoses.

To request your notification of accommodation for faculty, please complete the request form through TCU’s Access & Accommodations website.

Complete Accommodations Request

If you are experiencing a concern, personal emergency, or need academic support, start with the TCU Dean of Students.

If you know of an emergency and you need to report an imminent or life-endangering threat of harm which involves a TCU student, please call the TCU Police Department at (817) 257-7777 or 911 immediately.

Dean of Students

Do you know a TCU student who is exhibiting concerning behavior (non-emergency)? Get help for them here!

TCU Student of Concern


The TCU Counseling & Mental Health Center (CMHC) offers workshops, drop-in/crisis response, multi-track counseling services, specialized services, and peer support communities.

Appointment scheduling and during business hours calls: 817-257-7863 or visit Jarvis Hall, Suite 232

24/7 Phone Counseling Helpline: 817-257-SAFE (7233)

After-hours emergency contact TCU Police: 817-257-7777 or 911

New Suicide & Crisis Hotline: 988


Information on grants, loans, scholarships, and work study, as well as, contacting your TCU Financial Aid Advisor.

TCU Scholarships & Financial Aid

Home of offices and programs that support and promote diversity, inclusiveness, and cultural awareness throughout the TCU community.

Intercultural Center


Gender Resource Office (LGBTQIA+)


Multicultural, Religious, & Social Justice Orgs