Academic Services/Access Lab

Located on the main floor of Smith Center, the Access Lab provides the following services to help all students achieve academic success:

  • A quiet setting for study, computers for word processing and research and staff assistance with students’ coursework.
  • Success courses designed to improve study skills and to develop tools integral to academic success: College Learning Strategies, Basic Writing and Career Development.
  • Open tutoring and group study sessions for specified subject areas. See details at the Access Lab website (
  • Free peer tutoring in any subject area.
  • Individual consultation with Access Lab staff to assist students working to meet their academic goals.
  • Accommodations for students with special needs are coordinated by Disability Services staff. Professional documentation may be required to receive these services.
  • Writing assistants are trained to support peers in writing assignments in any course at any stage of writing from brainstorming to final editing.

Handbook 2023-24