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Academic Support

About Us

  The Academic Support Division enriches the educational, intellectual, and personal growth of AUD’s diverse student population by assisting them in developing skills and strategies to effectively respond to academic challenges. These support programs will help students achieve academic success and embrace life-long learning habits.
 
The Division offers a range of services to help students develop their own educational goals and succeed in their chosen program of study. These academic support services include: individualized academic counseling, access to tutoring and peer-tutoring, workshops, among other. The Office of Student Retention and Success also retains a list of tutors who offer individual tutoring sessions for students in need of academic assistance.

For any inquiries or questions, drop us an email to: academicsupport@aud.edu

Mission

The Academic Support Division focuses on building AUD students’ academic and life skills, thus enabling them to develop strategies to respond productively to any challenges that they may face.

Goals

  • To identify and coach students facing academic difficulties, enhancing personal resilience and building skills for academic success through individualized needs assessment, action planning, and follow up.
  • To enhance the productivity of all AUD students by availing a variety of tools, information, and activities to build academic and life skills adapted to today’s rapidly changing environment.
  • To collaborate with all AUD academic and administrative departments to ensure support mechanisms are responsive, available, and effectively used by AUD students.

Tutoring Services

As an AUD student you have access to the following support services:

  • The Writing Center in the Library
  • The Math Tutoring Center in E116
  • The Grade Guru (general academic skills) in C326

For current hours and booking information, see out LIBGuide page:  https://libguides.aud.edu/academicsupport/resources

Peer Tutors

AUD Student Tutors provide academic support and encouragement for those students who are experiencing academic distress.

Peer Tutors assist students with content-related issues and questions; discuss difficult academic concepts and provide novel and creative approaches to understanding them; listen attentively and provide clear explanations of academic problem areas and create a welcoming environment for students in academic distress.

To access the AUD peer tutoring network, see the Academic Support Division in C326. 

To become a peer tutor, also go to C326 to apply.