Support Services - Helping Students Succeed!And yes…there will be a quiz here too!
• Which support services are available to Spalding students• What types of support these services provide, and how to use them effectively• Where these support services are located on campus, and how to contact them
Academic Advising• Advises most Spalding students, which means: – Helping build students’ schedules each session – Helping students plan their paths to graduating – Helping students succeed in their academics (SPARK, CARE, SOS, Academic Coaching, and more) • Open weekdays and some Saturdays • Walk-ins are welcomed and appointments are available as well • Come meet with Academic Advising in the library basement (room 007), phone at extension 2165, or email at email@example.com
Academic Coaching• Academic Coaches believe that “being able to identify and improve your skill, will, and self- regulation is the key to academic success!”• Coaches can help Spalding students with study skills, preparation for quizzes and exams, reading comprehension, and strategic learning skills• ARC, library basement• appointments through the ARC, ext. 2165
Guided Psychology Study (GPS)• Study for psychology classes with peers• Guided by psychology doctoral students
Math Tutoring • The Math Lab offer support for basic math, intermediate and college algebra, and statistics. • Walk-ins are welcomed. • The Math Lab is located in the library, room 326 (3rd floor). • For availability contact the ARC at 585-9911 Ext. 2165
The Writing Center• We offer one-on-one writing support for Spalding students.• Consultants provide an authentic audience, and can collaborate at any stage in the writing process.• We can help students interpret readings and assignments; organize and effectively support ideas; brainstorm, pre-write and plan revisions; and refine language, grammar and style• We are consultants, not editors.• Come prepared with notes, assignment information, relevant documents, sources, etc. early in the writing process.• Handouts, guides, resources are available on our webpage. Referrals from faculty and email consultations are available as well.• Appointments are strongly encouraged but walk- ins are also welcomed.• Stop in at the Library, room 112, call us at ext. 2151, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Spalding Library• The Spalding Library offers research assistance, and library holdings include over 100,000 book titles, 50 journal subscriptions, and 60 library databases (many of which offer full-text documents).• The library also offers a variety of handouts and tutorials, accessible on-site and at www.spalding.edu/library• The library is located at 853 Library Lane (between 3rd and 4th streets), can be reached by phone at 502-585- 7130, and is open 7 days a week (with some exceptions for holidays).
Spalding University Career andCivic Engagement SuccesS Center • Students can learn about themselves and connect that knowledge with career choices and civic opportunities • Career, personality and interest assessments. Resources – books and internet- based, comfortable “coffee shop” type environment • Selecting a major, career, building resumes and cover letters • Presentations on careers, volunteerism, job search, networking • Partitioned to provide discipline-specific support • We are located in the Library, room 122. • Email us at: email@example.com
College CentralCollege Central is Student Development & Campus Life Offices online job boardsystem. This service helps job seekers find full- or part-time employment, bothlocally and nationwide.• With the online job board, you can search for part-time or full-time positions that local employers have posted exclusively to Spalding University.• You can also search College Central Network™s national job board, which currently has over 60,000 entry-level job postings available nationwide. New jobs are added daily, including entry-level jobs from nearly 150 newspapers. College Central also features over 1,000 career articles written by industry professionals and over 100 career videos to help guide you in your career exploration.You can access College Central at: http://www.collegecentral.com/spalding/If you have any questions or need assistance in accessing this service, pleasecontact the Student Development & Campus Life Office at 502-585-9911 X2239 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spalding Counseling Center (SCC) • Director = Allison From, PsyD. – licensed psychologist. • Staff = completing professional training, master’s or doctoral level. • Traditional counseling and psychotherapy, marital, family, and group counseling/therapy for current Spalding students. • Additional support groups throughout the year and psychological assessment for learning disabilities, attention-deficit disorders, personality characteristics • Library basement, contact Kelly Cogar at ext. 2239 to set an appointment.
In summation…• Spalding University recognizes that college can be stressful and difficult, and that students have lives that sometimes create difficulties in their progression towards graduation.• There are many free services offered by the University to help students with the difficulties they may encounter.• Taking advantage of these support services can make students’ lives easier by helping them read, study, research, and write more effectively; these services can also help make college a less-stressful, more rewarding experience for students.• Now that you know the support that is available to make your life at Spalding easier, go out there and make the most of it!
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