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Brett

"The ASC taught me the study strategies that have helped me succeed at RIT."

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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.

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The act of learning and studying can seem like an elusive task. How does one study effectively? What techniques are used and how much time is needed to truly learn and understand material? In many cases students are not taught about effective learning and studying practices prior to entering college. As a result students either spend more time than is needed using ineffective techniques that don’t produce results, or give up on studying all together.

The focus of Academic Coaching is to help students to understand the process of studying and learning, identify effective studying and learning techniques, and explore success topics such as organization, time management, motivation, procrastination, and concentration.

FAQ:

Accordion Arrow Do I have to qualify to use the service?

No! We work with all undergraduate/cross-registered and graduate students- regardless of GPA.

Accordion Arrow How long does it take-how many meetings?

That depends on you! We work with you to develop a customized experience depending on your needs and interests in covering certain topics. Some students work with us for a period of time and then return later in their academic career to refresh certain topics or just “check-in”, and some other students find that one coaching meeting is just what they need.

Accordion Arrow What goes on in an Academic Coaching meeting?

During your first meeting you and the Student Support Specialist will talk about your current academic habits. You’ll work to develop a plan of action that will outline important academic success topics and important RIT resources for you to work with. You will also start to identify and refine academic goals and the behaviors required of you to achieve them.

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Appointments are offered Tuesday - Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm in the Academic Support Center (ASC), and generally last about 45 minutes.

Students can make an appointment by completing the Appointment Request Form located at the ASC Appointment Request Page.

You may also email our office at asc@rit.edu, call 585-475-6682, or stop into our office located at:

2080 Monroe Hall ( above Artesano Bakery & Cafe. )

Students needing interpreting should submit requests through NTID Access Services. Please be sure to allow enough advance notice for Access Services to accommodate your request.

Accordion Arrow What if I can’t make my meeting?

Students needing interpreting should submit requests through NTID Access Services. Please be sure to allow enough advance notice for Access Services to accommodate your request.

Please just let us know. You’ll be given the contact information of the Student Support Specialist you are scheduled to meet when you make the appointment. Please email, call, or stop by to let them know so that you can reschedule your appointment.