About the Academic Support Center

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The Academic Support Center provides academic support services free of charge to all JU undergraduate students. We are here to serve you and do everything possible to ensure that you are successful in your studies. 

Make on-going appointments for the whole semester or just a one-time appointment for some clarification. Meet with any one of our highly-trained, faculty-referred, peer tutors who can help you broaden your understanding of class material, decipher difficult problems and projects while also offering learning strategy development, test preparation skills, and anything you may need to improve your academic success.

Academic Support Center's Vision:

Provide learning support through thoughtful, current resources that encourages students to be confident, independent learners.

Academic Support Center's Mission:

The Academic Support Center promotes independent learning and self-efficacy by helping JU undergraduates develop strategies and resources that foster academic confidence and metacognitive development in order to support student success and retention.

Academic Support Center's Core Values:

We accomplish our mission in a culture of excellence, characterized by the integrity, diversity, and collegiality of the exceptional peer and professional staff, and by fostering leadership, academic confidence, and self-efficacy in the students with and for whom we serve. We value:

Collegiality:   Reflected in a variety of cross-campus collaborations and in the co-learning between
                        tutors and their peers.

Diversity:       Reflected in our encouragement of tutors’ diverse thinking and learning and in the
                        employment of a tutoring staff with varied demographics and backgrounds.

Excellence:    Reflected in the academic standing of the tutors, in the quality of our tutor training
                        program, and in the efficacy of our services.

Integrity:        Reflected in the honesty, reliability, and accountability of the peer and professional staff.

Leadership:   Reflected in the professionalism, vision, autonomy, and teamwork of all tutors as student
                        leaders, and in the guidance provided by professional staff.

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