Academic Success Coaching
Academic Success Coaching is designed to provide students with individualized academic support to learn or improve academic skills such as time management, study strategies, note taking, course navigation, and more.
The Academic Success Center offers a variety of Academic Success Programs which are implemented by Professional Academic Success Coaches and Peer Academic Success Coaches.
Professional Academic Success Coaches
Professional Academic Success Coaches offer one-on-one appointment based support to students. Appointments are scheduled for 3o minutes and can be as frequent as a student needs. It is recommended that coaching appointments are spaced out at least 2 weeks apart so that students have the opportunity to practice implementing new strategies. Students can schedule an appointment through SSC Campus or by visiting the Academic Success Center.
Peer Academic Success Coaches
Peer Academic Success Coaches (PACs) offer drop-in support to students. Students are encouraged to create appointments through SSC Campus or to drop by and visit Peer Academic Success Coaches as frequently as they would like. PACs cover a variety of topics to discuss such as: navigating BlackBoard Learn, how to stress less during midterm and final exams, understanding your syllabus, time management, and are an excellent resource for students to utilize. PACs can support students best in the following areas:
Peer Academic Success Coaching Schedule Fall 2018:
Academic Success Programs
The Academic Zen Den
The Academic Zen Den is a space where students can go to relax and take a break from studying. Students can build with Legos, color mandalas, play with Play-Doh, or meditate. The Academic Zen Den is located in the Academic Success Center, Buley 303, and is available upon request through one of our Peer Academic Success Coaches.