English Language Assistance Program
Assist students for whom English is a second or non-native language. Mickey Goggin, the English Language Tutor, works with individual students to help them with processing course material (e.g., learning difficult vocabulary, making connections between concepts, comprehending cultural background, interpreting course assignments), speaking English (e.g., basics of pronunciation, presentations, classroom participation strategies), and understanding English grammar ( e.g., subject/verb agreement, plurals, tenses). To schedule an appointment with Mickey, simply call 424-2304 or come by CAR's office in SSC 102.
Help for Math courses is available at the Math Labs on a drop-in basis. Math Lab staff members are known for their expertise within the field of mathematics. Students seeking help with Math 100 & 103 can go to the tutoring lab in Swart 327. Students in most other 100 and 200 level math courses can also use the tutoring lab in Swart 113. The Math Labs are open Monday through Friday, including some evenings. Any questions about the Math Labs should be directed to the Math Department at 424-1333.
To help increase retention and graduation of multicultural and disadvantaged students, the MRP offers a variety of services for the campus and community. Two specialists offer help with math and writing for eligible students, and staff members work with faculty to provide early warning intervention for students needing academic assistance. It is located in the Campus Center for Equity and Diversity and they can be reached at 424-3081.
Housed in the College of Education and Human Services basement room 026, Project Success is a remedial program for college students with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities. Services focus on teaching the reading, spelling, writing, and organizational skills that foster success in college. Testing accommodations and limited tutoring are also available. They can be reached at 424-1033.
Staff members in the Reading/Study Center provide credit courses in reading and study skills, support education majors preparing for the PPST exams, and meet individually with students who want to improve their approach to their classes. All students can receive help with improving learning and test-taking strategies; students do not have to be enrolled in the Center's credit courses in order to learn how to manage their study time more efficiently, read and take notes more effectively, and prepare for exams. They are located in the Nursing/Education building room 201 and can be reached at 424-1031.
The Writing Center offers one-on-one tutoring for all phases of the writing process: writing tutors can help students develop ideas for an initial draft, discuss a variety of organizational strategies, or show them how to edit the final copy. Students come to the Writing Center voluntarily and can schedule up to two 50-minute appointments each week. Writing assistance is completely confidential unless students ask a tutor to provide their instructor with a brief email summarizing what was covered during the tutorial. They are located in the Student Success Center 108 and 109 (in the CAR 102 suite) and can be reached at 424-1152.