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The Academic Support Center provides services for all RIT and RIT/NTID supported Baccalaureate and Graduate degree-seeking students. Any NTID students enrolled in an associate’s degree program such as NTID’s AAS, AOS or AA program should first seek academic support from NTID’s Counseling and Academic Advising Services office.



Frequently Asked Questions

Accordion Arrow What is the Academic Support Center?

The Academic Support Center (ASC) is an academic support unit within the Division of Student Affairs providing programs and services that include experiences for students in classroom settings, small group, individual, general study skills, tutoring, and tutor training.

Accordion Arrow Who can use ASC services?

Most ASC services are open and free to all RIT students, including cross-registered NTID students, as well as RIT faculty and staff.

Accordion Arrow What kinds of services are offered by the ASC?

The ASC works in a variety of ways to increase students' effectiveness as learners. Students learn how to develop basic skills, enhance advanced skills, and cope with the academic environment. The ASC offers classes, workshops in study skills, and alternative learning strategies as well as a lab in mathematics and physics.

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Each term the ASC posts the Term Schedule of classes and workshops on this website. Printed schedules can be found in the ASC Main Office as well as a variety of public areas around campus, or can be requested at

Accordion Arrow What does it cost?

Most ASC services are free to all RIT students, faculty, and staff.
EMPOWER is a fee-based program.

Accordion Arrow How can faculty refer students to the ASC?

A student with academic needs in a particular area can be sent directly to the appropriate drop-in location or workshop. For information or for schedules of current offerings, students or faculty may go to the ASC office in Monroe 2080 (above Artesano Bakery and Cafe in Monroe Hall), or call 475-6682 (V/TTY). Faculty may also contact