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Alfred State

SUNY College of Technology

Academic

Assistance

The Learning Center

Academic Support

Academic assistance is available to all students in the form of the following: Student meetings generated as a result of the early warning system or a faculty referral; focus is placed on a sense of belonging, campus connections, knowing themselves, healthy choices, and learning Additional advisement associated with effective learning strategies and skill development; goal setting, note-taking, test taking, time management, etc. Customized advisement for students enrolled in the Alfred State Opportunity Program (ASOP) All services listed in this brochure are provided at no additional cost to students. The programs are funded through grants and donations from: • ACES • Annual Parent Appeal • Carl F. Perkins VTEA Grant, • Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. • Student Senate

Student Disability Services

Students with disabilities are encouraged to self-identify to the Office of Student Disability Services as soon as possible. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504, states that “no otherwise qualified person with a disability in the United States…shall, solely by reason of their disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” All students requesting accommodations and/or services must provide appropriate documentation of their disability before accommodations or services will be provided. Available services and accommodations are decided on an individual basis and are based on a review of each student’s documentation. For additional information visit www.alfredstate.edu/studentservices/student-disability-services. The Office of Student Disability Services is a National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) voter registration site.

The Learning Center Hunter Student Development Center 10 Upper College Drive Alfred, NY 14802

Alfred Campus (607) 587-4122 Wellsville (607) 587-3112 www.alfredstate.edu/TLC


Peer Tutoring Educational Opportunity Program

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at Alfred State is designed for students who have shown the potential to succeed in college, and whose financial and educational backgrounds meet eligibility requirements. EOP provides personalized support through professional tutoring, advisement, and financial aid. Additional semesters are also allowed to complete degree requirements. For details, go to www.suny.edu/student/ academic_eop.cfm

Alfred State offers peer tutoring services for most courses at no additional cost. Peer tutors are students who have earned an A or B in a course and/or are recommended by faculty. Tutoring services are available on both campuses.

Math Lab and Writing Center

Professional tutoring is available in writing, literature, grammar, math, and physics courses. Several faculty members volunteer their time in these tutoring labs. Trained student proctors are also on hand to assist students in the labs. The Math Lab is in room 102 and The Writing Center is located in room 237 of the Hunter Student Development Center. The labs function on a walk-in basis. The Math Lab and Writing Center are located on the Alfred Campus but available to all students.

Supplemental Instruction

A resource for students who want to improve their understanding of course material and improve their grades. Supplemental Instruction: • consists of weekly review sessions during which a successful, competent SI leader reviews and discusses material with students • is available in selected course sections • helps improve study skills • focuses on the learning process and how to approach material


The Learning Center