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Academic Success Center

The mission of the Academic Success Center is to support the academic goals of each Lander student and faculty by providing free enhanced services in tutoring, advising, and testing accommodations reflecting current "best practices" in a welcoming environment.

 

 

About the ASC

The Academic Success Center is home to multiple student support services such as Advising, Transfer Support, Academic Coaching, Tutoring, Peer Assisted Study Sessions, and Testing. All of these services are located in Genesis Hall, right beside the Post Office, the Wellness Center, and the Art Annex. We also host multiple on-campus events and workshops throughout the year, so be sure to follow our Instagram and Facebook, as well as keeping an eye out for emails and flyers across campus. Take a moment to look through our site to learn more about these services.

 

Students with Disabilities

The Student Wellness Center of Lander University is the point of initial contact for all students with disabilities. The Disabilities Coordinator notifies the faculty of the appropriate accommodations for both the classroom as well as for testing, assures that students receive the necessary physical accommodations based on their medical condition, and stores all documentation relevant to students' disabilities.  All accommodations are implemented according to ADA regulations.

The Academic Success Center provides required testing accommodations for students with disabilities based on the students’ accommodations provided by the Student Wellness Center.

For placement testing, accommodations will be made for physically disabled students or those with certified learning disabilities. Students must first coordinate with the Director of Disability Services to set up these accommodations. After approval, you must coordinate with your professors and the Testing Coordinator, Dana Long, to utilize these accommodations.

Students with disabilities must contact:

Samelia K. Abney, Director of Disability Services
Phone: 864-388-8531
E-mail: sabney@lander.edu

Advising

The Academic Success Center provides academic advising to a variety of special population students. The ASC also works with all first-year students to clarify their educational goals and offer academic and social direction.

 

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Transfer Support

Students who are transferring from another college need to meet with our Transfer Specialist, Anissa Lawrence, in order to create a customized plan to get the most out of your transfer credits. She also provides endless resources to make the transition to Lander easier. To schedule an appointment, email alawrence@lander.edu.

Academic Coaching

If you’re having trouble with time management, study skills, and notetaking the Academic Success Center has Graduate Assistants who are trained Academic Coaches to help make a game plan for your success. Work with them to develop your skills, and to hold you accountable during your time here at Lander. Schedule an appointment to meet with an Academic Coach through MyWCOnline.

Tutoring & PASS

Free tutoring for almost every subject is offered in the Academic Success Center. Our tutors have all received A’s in the specific class they tutor, are recommended by faculty members, and are interviewed thoroughly by our Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction Coordinator, Abby Pilgrim. You can schedule your tutoring appointment through MyWCOnline.

The Academic Success Center also offers Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) for groups of students to collaborate together with a peer leader and get the most out of their study sessions. PASS is a pre-planned event each week in the Academic Success Center.

Testing

Find out about placement testing requirements and information to prepare you.

 

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3.0 & 30

A cumulative 3.0 GPA with at least 30 credit hours earned per year is required to renew LIFE Scholarships. Lander provides information and assistance to help students maintain satisfactory academic progress.

 

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Contact Us

Genesis Hall
CPO Box 6041
Phone: 864-388-8308
Fax: 864-388-8785
Email: asc@lander.edu