The Academic Support Center (ASC 1017) provides free tutoring and individualized study skills assistance. They also provide a speakers series on a variety of topics related to academic success. Stop by or call 591-3543 for an appointment.
The Writing Center (ASC 1017) provides assistance and development of writing skills. Call 591-2534 for an appointment. Some walk-in appointments may be available.
Structured Learning Assistance (SLA) (ASC 1033) is an academic support program which offers students up to 45 hours of extra help per course at no additional cost to the student. SLA workshops are tied to specific courses. For more information call 591-5947.
Academic Advising is available in your college to help you understand the standards required to enter, progress, and graduate from your program as well as become a successful professional in the field. All students are encouraged to meet with their advisor on a regular basis. To find your advisor’s office address and phone number:
Educational Counseling and Disabilities Services (STR 313) can provide assistance with many academic challenges:
Tools for Academic Success: Handouts designed to give you tips on how to turn areas of academic weaknesses into strengths and classes offered by Ferris State University on study skills and career decision making.
The Unabridged Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection: An on-line library of multiple issues impacting college students hosted by the University of Chicago.
Study Guide and Strategies: An on-line public service helping learners to succeed since 1996.
Setting Goals for Yourself, and Motivating Yourself to Succeed (PDF): Goal Setting Booklet developed by the University of Cincinnati’s Learning Assistance Center.
The Learning Center: An online study skills library hosted by Western Oregon University.