The ASC offers a variety of services for students, faculty, and staff. ASC Student Support Specialists work directly with students and are available for consultation with university partners.

Individual and Group Instruction

Academic Coaching – This free service introduces students to more effective learning and study strategies.  Students work 1:1 with a Student Support Specialist to enhance time management and study habits as well as learn of important resources on campus. 

Academic Success Workshop Series – The Academic Success Workshop Series focuses on topics such as time management, lecture note-taking, text reading and test preparation

EMPOWER – This fee-based service provides students with once or twice weekly coaching with the same professional mentor throughout the entire term.

Tutoring and Support

Math Assessment – A thorough evaluation of math skills and math study strategies is available for students who struggle in math or math-related courses. 

Math/Physics Study Centers (Bates and Sol Heumann) – Located in Gosnell Hall, room 1200 and Sol Heumann Residence Hall, room 1016, these study centers are staffed by peer tutors trained to assist with math and physics.

Supplemental Instruction – SI offers a series of weekly study sessions open to students enrolled in supported sections of historically difficult courses.

Tutor for Hirerit.edu/tutorforhire  is a free online service where students and tutors can connect for individual tutoring needs.  Students and tutors negotiate times and prices.

Reading Support – Reading services offered include reading assessment and evaluation, informal reading inventories, and strategies to improve vocabulary, comprehension and textbook reading for college material.

Course Offerings

The Academic Support Center offers zero-credit courses throughout the academic year:

Applied Study Strategies

Insights on Success

Study Strategies Lab (prerequisites apply)

Critical Math Skills

YearOne Course – This course serves as an interdisciplinary catalyst for first-year students to access campus resources, services and opportunities that promote self-knowledge, leadership development, social responsibility and life skills awareness and application.  YearOne is also designed to challenge and encourage first-year students to get to know one another, build friendships and become an integral part of the campus community. 

Highlights:
  • Academic Coaching
  • Academic Success Workshop Series
  • ASC Courses Offerings
  • Empower
  • Math/Physics Study Centers
  • Reading Support
  • Supplemental Instruction
  • Tutor Training
  • Tutor for Hire
More Information:


585-475-6682
www.rit.edu/asc
asc@rit.edu

 

 

If you have any questions about our services, or services you wish we had but you don't find here, please contact us at slsa@rit.edu