“How To” at the Academic Success Center

All Academic Success Center (ASC) services are free of charge.

Request tutoring in a 100 or 200 level course:

  1. NEW THIS SEMESTER: Come to a required 30 minute information session before applying! After you attend a session, you can apply for a tutor online without an additional appointment. All information sessions will be held in VanZoeren 240:
    • Thursday, January 11 at 11:00 a.m.
    • Friday, January 12 at 4:00 p.m.
    • Monday,  January 15 at 4:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, January 16 at 11:00 a.m.
    • Thursday, January 18 at 5:00 p.m.
    • Friday, January 19 at 3:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, January 23 at 11:00 a.m.
    • Thursday, January 25 at 4:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m.
    • Thursday, February 2 at 4:30 p.m.
  2. OR, complete an application for tutoring, available on the ASC website or in 261 Van Zoeren, and turn it into the ASC with a printed copy of your schedule. Applications are being accepted starting Wednesday, January 17.
  3. If you did not attend an information session, you will need to meet with an ASC intern for your tutor match. You can schedule this follow-up appointment at least two days after you turn in the completed application.
  4. Contact and meet with your tutor, decide on a schedule for tutoring, and complete the Tutor/Tutee Agreement form, which you will return to the ASC.


Request accommodations needed for a disability:

  1. Complete a Request for Accommodations form.
  2. Meet with staff to discuss your accommodation request.
  3. Provide requested documentation that supports your request.


Request peer academic coaching:

  1. Complete an application for academic coaching, available on the ASC website or at the ASC, Van Zoeren 261, and turn it in at the ASC with a printed copy of your schedule.
  2. Schedule and attend an appointment with the coordinator for your coaching pair-up.
  3. Contact your coach to get started.


Request study-strategies assistance:

  1. Call 616-395-7830 or stop in at the ASC, VanZoeren 261, to make an appointment.
  2. Meet with staff to discuss your needs.

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