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Academic Success Center

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The Academic Success Center was created to help students become resilient, independent learners. As the 'home base' for the ESF Peer Tutoring program, it plays an integral part in providing a variety of academic success services for students to help them realize their educational goals. The ASC offers peer tutoring in over 35 courses and helps connect students to academic and social support resources at the college like the Math Clinic, Writing Resource Center, Public Speaking Lab, AXS Test Files, Counseling Services, Center for Disability Resources, Librarians, and Faculty/TA Office Hours. We assist all students and are focused on creating equitable and inclusive support services in collaboration with offices and departments.

Amelia Hoffman
Coordinator of Academic Success and First Year Experience
213 Bray Hall (email for an appointment)
(315) 470-6752

ASC Resources

Success Resources

Adjusting to Online Learning
Tuesday 9/15/2020 at 11:00am-12:00pm EST
Thursday 9/17/2020 at 12:00pm-1:00pm EST

Time Management
Tuesday 9/22/2020 at 6:00pm-7:00pm EST
Wednesday 9/23/2020 at 10:30am-11:30am EST

Study Skills
Tuesday 9/29/2020 at 6:00pm-7:00pm EST
Wednesday 9/30/2020 at 10:30am-11:30am EST

Test Prep
Tuesday 10/6/2020 at 6:00pm-7:00pm EST
Wednesday 10/7/2020 at 10:30am-11:30am EST

Navigating Stress in the age of COVID-19
Monday 9/28/2020 at 2:00pm-3:00pm EST
Wednesday 10/7/2020 at 10:30am-11:30am EST

Note-Taking Skills
Friday 10/2/2020 at 11:30am-12:30pm EST

Computer Lab

The ASC computers are available for tutoring sessions, group study and independent work. Students can utilize the computers to prepare for work on a project or study for an upcoming exam.

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ASC Services

Peer Tutoring

Through the Peer Tutoring Program, the service of a qualified undergraduate or graduate tutor may be available to any ESF undergraduate student who feels a need for academic support in meeting the demands of ESF courses in which one is currently enrolled (and SU Physics). Priority is given to lower-division undergraduate courses. Requests for tutoring in specialized courses will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis. Tutoring is offered through and students can make an account and sign up for an appointment, all tutoring is held in small groups and will be virtual for the fall 2020 semester.

Public Speaking Lab

ESF's Public Speaking Lab (PSL) is a free student to student service that supports the development of undergraduate students' public, academic, and professional speaking skills. PSL tutors work with students to develop successful presentations (from outlines to visual aids). The lab also functions as a rehearsal space and team room where groups of students can meet to plan, practice, film, and review presentations with or without a tutor. Located in 105B Moon Library! Come Visit!

Math Lab

The Math Lab is designed to assist students with Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, and other math courses taught at ESF and is sponsored by the Math Department. Students can drop-in with questions on homework or to gain clarity before a quiz or exam. For questions specific to the services offered in the Math Lab, students should connect with Professor Mary Thompson, coordinator of the Math Lab. You can view the resources on Blackboard through searching Math Center in the Organizations tab once you log-in to Blackboard.