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The Academic Success Center (ASC) is more than a collection of programs and services for students.  It assists faculty, staff, and academic advisers as well. 


  • Mapworks, a comprehensive student retention and success program for first-year students
  • Presentations, facilitated skill development sessions for courses and organizations
  • Academic probation, information regarding policies and training

Student Supports

To learn more choose a course-based and academic skills support.

Course-Based Support

Academic Skills and Resources

  • Academic resources and handouts, including study skills, time management, and goal setting
  • Academic coaching, free one-on-one support focused on learning strategies and behavior change
  • Workshops, free group-based academic coaching focused on topics relevant to the time of semester
  • PSYCH 131, a one-credit, graded satisfactory/fail academic learning skills seminar for undergraduate students