(Module 8) We Got You: Academic Support Services
Learning Assistance Center
The Learning Assistance Center helps students learn to study effectively with others, how to use effective learning practices, and how to use self-reliant learning behaviors. Their free services include:
- Individual tutoring in a variety of subjects including math, science, language, and social science.
- Supplemental Instruction, a weekly study group facilitated by a student leader who attends all the class sessions.
- Academic Consultations, through LearnAbility workshops designed to assist students with adjusting to the college academic environment. Workshop topics include reading in college, note-taking, time management, test-taking strategies, presenting with confidence, adjusting to academia, and goal setting.
- Walk-in tutoring at the Housing Success Center in the Hale Aloha Cafeteria
The Learning Emporium provides free tutoring for introductory study in mathematics, chemistry, information & computer sciences, and physics. Students are encouraged to study and complete their class assignments in the Emporium, where assistance is readily available. Assistance is provided by a combination of undergraduate tutors, graduate students, and instructional staff & faculty from the contributing departments.
Online Learning Academy
The Online Learning Academy offers free and completely online tutoring in math, science, writing, economics, and psychology. Students may engage with highly qualified tutors in whatever manner is most comfortable (audio, chat, or drawing on the digital whiteboard) using their phone, tablet, or computer.
The Writing Center
The Writing Center offers free, one-on-one writing consultations to help with all stages of the writing process.
Make appointments online: https://sites.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/writingcenter/appointments
Location: Kuykendall 411
Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center
The Pre-Health/Pre-Law Advising Center is a walk-in resource center for students interested in law, medicine, or the health sciences. They offer a variety of services including one-on-one advising, workshops and orientations, and a lending and reference library.
The Honors Program allows students to take a more active role in their education through smaller classes, personalized academic advising, peer mentorship, faculty guided research projects, Honors housing, and other engagement opportunities.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program is a centralized source for undergraduate research and creative works opportunities to help undergraduate students engage in faculty-mentored research.
The KOKUA Program facilitates equal opportunities for students with permanent learning, physical, psychiatric and other documented disabilities. Access services provided include faculty liaison, exam accommodations, note-taking services, priority registration, sign language interpreting, mobility, lab and library assistance, adapted furniture, classroom relocation and elevator use, and service or assistance animals.
Student Support Services
Student Support Services seeks to increase the graduation and retention of first generation college students and those with financial need. Students are offered assistance in monitoring their academic progress, developing a reasonable plan toward graduation, help in selecting a major or career, and assistance in applying for financial aid.
After completing Modules 7 & 8, please take a moment to complete Quiz 4 online.
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