Department of Learning Resources

Based on emerging research in the field of learning sciences, the Department of Learning Resources integrates academic support with students, faculty and staff to help students achieve their academic potential. The department promotes students’ academic growth in and out of the classroom, developing and nurturing the whole individual. 

Academic Development

  • Academic Centers:
    • The Math Help Center (MHC), located on the 2nd Floor of the Roberts/Dicke Building, and the Science Help Center (SHC), located on the 3rd Floor of the Roberts/Dicke Building are both available during the academic day. Please contact your math or science teacher for more information. 
      • The MHC occurs during the first 45 minutes of each class period and the SHC occurs during the second 45 minutes of each class period.
  • Academic Coaching Sessions are designed to help students meet their personal academic goals. Academic Coaches aid students by developing organizational systems, practicing time-management strategies, or building brain-based study skills. Email Lizziey Sherk to make an appointment.
  • Academic Time - Students are encouraged to meet with teachers during academic time from 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. each class day.
  • English Language Learning Programs are available through the Department of International Student Achievement. 
  • Homework Café (Formally Evening Learning Support (ELS)): 7:50 p.m. - 9:40 p.m.  Supervised Closed Quarters (CQ) support reinforces study skills covered in class and academic coaching sessions. Email Lizziey Sherk to make an appointment.
  • Peer Coaching is available for students that request accountability to complete homework, organization, or effectively study for a particular class. Email Peer Coaching to sign up.
  • Roundtables with teachers, coaches, and student life staff are available to recommend necessary academic interventions.
  • Tutorials offer content help in each academic discipline and are assigned during the academic day as needed.

  • Writing Center is available during the academic day (8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.) on the 1st Floor of the Eppley Hall of Humanities and during Closed Quarters (CQ) on the 2nd Floor of the Huffington Library. Email the Writing Center to make an appointment.

Direct Learning Support Services for Students with Documented Learning Differences and Needs

Students with documented learning differences seeking accommodations in the classroom and on standardized test must submit current (last 3 years) psychoeducational or neuropsychological evaluations administered by a licensed institution. Students with a diagnosis affecting learning performance may be eligible to receive the following services:

  • Development and implementation of an accommodation plan individualized to match a student’s specific learning profile based on submitted documentation of a learning difference and learning needs.
  • Standardized testing accommodations based on submitted documentation of a learning difference and learning needs.