Miller Academic Center

The Miller Academic Center facilitates cadets’ academic success and timely progress toward a degree.  Toward this mission, the Center

  • Provides advisors the information and training necessary for them to guide their advisees
  • Coordinates course-specific group study sessions
  • Identifies and coordinates need-specific learning skills programs to be offered to the Corps, training times will include Dean's Training Times and Academic Saturdays
  • Serves as Dean's representative to the S2 by meeting regularly to train and coordinate with them and they lead their peers in learning and support programs.

Individual Meetings 

MAC staff is available from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday for individual meetings. Interested cadets may schedule an appointment or drop by.  Cadets with suggestions of programs and services that the MAC should consider offering are also encouraged to come by the office.

The Miller Academic Center values involvement and cooperation with faculty and staff in an effort to better meet the needs of cadets.

  • Group Study Session (GSS) cadet leader selection: Faculty and staff provide cadet recommendations for GSS cadet leaders.
  • Group Study Session (GSS) faculty team members: Each GSS has a faculty member from the department for that course who serves as a resource both for the cadet leader(s) as well as the Miller Academic Center to contribute to the overall effectiveness of the GSS experience.
  • Professional development : The Miller Academic Center provides speakers and seminars for faculty and staff on a variety of topics.
  • Enhancement of Miller Academic Center programs: Representatives of departments and programs serve as guest speakers to enhance MAC programs and services such as GSS cadet leader training and Project Success. 
  • Referrals to the Miller Academic Center: Faculty and staff refer students to the Miller Academic Center.
  • Collaborations on various grants and projects: Faculty and Miller Academic Center staff seek opportunities to collaborate.

We are looking for GSS facilitators.  If interested, email Lt. Col. McKelvey at mckelveys@vmi.edu.