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Academic Success Center

Academic Success Center
Academic Success Center

Coronavirus Stress has upended life. We are here to help!

Things may feel out-of-control right now. You may be facing a lot of unknowns, disruptions and anxious feelings. This may be the first time you are taking courses online. Try to be patient with yourself, your classmates, and your instructors during this time. We are all in this together.

How Can the College of Education Academic Success Center Help?

Your stress may be alleviated by taking advantage of an Academic Success Coach who can offer practical strategies for time management, organization, executive function, and focus, skills in high demand while working from home during this pandemic.

Some of your challenges may include:

  • Transitioning from being able to be out and suddenly being stuck at home.
  • Adjustment to moving back home under parent’s roof after being independent.
  • Managing unstructured time with other people around or alone.
  • Keeping motivated to complete work and school assignments amid at-home distractions and without the structure of attending classes.
  • Carving out a private space to study and work, and dealing with interruptions and boundaries.
  • Coping with major changes in plans and goals.
  • Finding the time for self-care and exercise.
  • Maintaining strong connections with friends and family.
  • Managing intense emotions of fear, sadness, and frustration.

ASC staff are available to work closely with you to outline what you need to succeed, with a special focus on organization, executive dysfunction, dealing with anxiety and other challenges that can get in the way of meeting goals.

You can set up a meeting with one of our coaches by emailing Please include your email and phone number and one of our staff members will contact you to set up a meeting time. We will meet with you weekly through Zoom with opportunities for communication via email between sessions. You may choose to meet only once or twice or continue throughout the quarter depending on your needs and desires.

Online Learning

Online Learning Tips

The College of Education has put together some tips and other resources to aid in the transition to online learning.

Additional Resources

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