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 Hire – rit.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.
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.