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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. All students will need to complete the Coaching Intake Form; this can be printed and turned in at the front desk of the Academic Success Center, or it can be emailed as an attachment to Rachel Noto.

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, and are an excellent resource for students to utilize. PACs can support students best in the following areas:

Motivation     Note Taking     Organization     Reading Strategies     Study Strategies     Time Management

Peer Academic Success Coaching Schedule Spring 2018:

Monday           3:30pm-5:00pm
Tuesday           12:00pm-2:00pm
Wednesday     12:30pm-1:30pm
Thursday         3:30pm-7:00pm
Friday              12:30pm-1:30pm

Academic Success Programs

Academic Success Boot Camp

Academic Success Boot Camp is a 6-week small-group experience during which students will learn about Time Management, Note Taking, Self-Advocacy, and Study Strategies. Students meet for 45 minutes each week with a Professional Academic Success Coach to learn, share, and practice new strategies for academic success. Students must sign-up in advance to participate in Academic Success Boot Camp or may schedule one-on-one meetings with a Peer Academic Success Coach through SSC Campus.

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.