Looking for Academic Support?

The Learning Commons is the institution’s center for learning, with individual support and opportunities for the community to learn together. Use the Learning Commons as your lab for achieving your academic and social mobility goals!

  • Meet with other students in study groups or for tutoring support with writing, math, and science.
  • Develop your professional plan or find an internship or experiential learning opportunity by meeting with a Career Counselor and Academic Advisor.
  • Enhance your time management and study effectiveness by meeting with a Success Coach or Peer Mentor.
  • Find and use information in our databases and check out books on our Library shelves.
  • Utilize accessibility accommodations to have an equitable opportunity for success.
  • Conduct your own research as a member of the Honors Program.
  • Engage in workshops or reading groups for faculty/staff professional development.
  • Participate in an event, browse materials on display, de-stress with crafts and puzzles, and more!

Check out the many resources offered by the Learning Commons here!

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Learning Commons Student Employment

Applicants must complete a Learning Commons Student Employment Application on Handshake BEFORE applying to one or more roles below:

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Career and Student Success Services

Career and Student Success Services provides resources and programs to foster student development, empowering students to identify and explore their academic and professional passions while acquiring the skills, experiences, and connections needed to meet and exceed their academic and professional goals. Service offered:

  • Career Coaching
  • General Academic Advising
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Academic Probation and Early Alert Recovery Guidance
  • Accessibility Accommodations
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Edens Library

The J. Drake Edens Library is the location for most of the service areas of the Learning Commons. The library itself provides information resources and support for using them effectively. In addition to research databases, the library has a sizeable collection of leisure reading and DVDs for loan. A variety of seating areas and furniture styles provides a comfortable and relaxed learning environment for individuals and study groups.

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If you are a motivated, ambitious student who is willing to accept challenges and engage in deeper ways of learning, then you should consider honors. 

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Pearce Communication Center

The Pearce Communication Center (PCC) is committed to student excellence, providing the skills-based tools, techniques, and practice for enabling students to achieve their highest potential in written and oral communication, reading competence, study methods, and other academic success ventures.