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Academic Resources for Students

Our primary goal is for you to succeed. With that in mind, we offer a variety of services and programs to help you achieve your academic and career goals.

What kind of help can I get?

As a Gateway student, you have access to a variety of services to help you manage your education and prepare you for your desired occupation.  Among them are:

  • Academic coaching, which provides support, helps establish educational plans, and guides your path to achieve your educational goals.
  • Academic Success Advising, for those facing barriers to their success because of personal or academic factors.
  • Academic support centers, which provide tutoring and teach study and life skills.
  • Academic support services blog, which gives you a channel to voice your opinions of the Academic support services.
  • Adult basic education, which, if you are 16 or older and not enrolled in public schools, teaches basic skills to continue your education.
  • Assessment Center, which provides COMPASS, GED, WorkKeys, computer literacy, business and industry testing.
  • Focus Assessment, which helps you choose or change your major and identify your preferences or early choice of a career field.
  • Transition education, which provides instruction in basic reading, writing, math, and study strategies.
  • Master Advising Center, which provides advising.
  • Online tutoring, which offers you academic support services through the Internet.
  • Peer and professional tutoring, through which skilled students and faculty offer help.
  • Student Success Plans, an opportunity to design individualized learning goals and practical study skills to help you achieve your educational goals.
  • Supplemental instruction, which provides a tutor to attend class with you and to hold study sessions to facilitate academic growth.
  • TRIO Student Support Services, a federally funded program providing outreach and support, if you are an eligible low-income, first-generation, or disabled student.
  • Focus on Reading, which helps you better comprehend writing, use knowledge to make decisions, achieve academic and professional skills, and become a more productive and informed member of society.

 

 

What kind of tutoring help can I get?

Our tutors help you study certain subjects, proofread papers, offer individual and group study sessions, assist with e-mail and computers, and provide other services requested by instructors.

 

What kind of computer services do we have?

We have computers you can use, Internet access, and a wide variety of programs, including:

  • Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and InfoPath)
  • Corel WordPerfect
  • Cliffs StudyWare (ACT, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, Physics, and Statistics)
  • Photoshop
  • Grammar Exercises
  • Maple V
  • Keyboarding Pro
  • MicroPace Pro
  • Minitab
  • Visual Studio
  • Adobe Pagemaker
  • Reading Road Trip
  • Graphical Analysis
  • Starry Night