The Academic Resource Center

The Academic Resource Center is committed to providing academic programs and services that promote the development and academic success of all Wesleyan College students. The center is located on the ground floor of The Lucy Lester Willet Memorial Library.

Students in the ARC center in the library.

 

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

The Academic Resource Center offers a range of academic activities to support student success. To find out more about any of the programs and services listed below please contact us by email at ARC@wesleyancollege.edu or by phone at (478) 757-2848.

  • Academic Advising and Planning PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions)
  • New Student Assessments
  • PATH (Pioneering Approaches to Thinking)
  • First Year Experience and Students in Transition
  • Exam Proctoring
  • Academic Success Skill Building and Workshops
  • Academic Counseling

 

The Writing Center

The Writing Center is available to students who would like help improving their writing skills in general or enhancing a piece of writing in particular.

 

The Testing Center

The Academic Resource Center provides proctoring services for computer and paper-based exams. The staff work directly with faculty to obtain testing material and determine a schedule.

The testing center is committed to providing high quality support services to our students and faculty. Located on the ground floor of the Willet Library we provide a proctored, secure, quiet, relaxing environment for test takers.
 

Testing Center Policies for Students
  • A valid photo ID is required for admission into the testing center. This would include a Wesleyan ID card, current driver’s license, military identification, or passport.
  • No personal items are allowed in the testing center. This includes hats or clothing with attached hoods, outerwear of any type (jackets, coats, etc.), cell phones, or any other smart devices. You are responsible for securing your belongings. Lockers are available.
  • You are only allowed to have items on their desk that are permitted by their instructor.
  • All scratch paper must be returned to the proctor before leaving the testing room (unless otherwise noted in the testing instructions)
  • You may not communicate with anyone (other than your proctor) during testing.
  • Once you begin testing you may not leave the Testing Center for any reason. This includes bathroom breaks.
  • You are prohibited from toggling between internet browers, screens, or tabs during testing. You must remain on your testing screen at all times.
  • If you experience technical issues during your exam you must notify the proctor immediately so it can be documented and your instructor can be properly notified.
  • The Testing Center staff may interrupt or end a student’s exam if there are questions that need to be addressed with the student or with the instructor.
  • Children are not allowed in the testing room. There are no childcare facilities in the Academic Resource Center, and children in the waiting area are to be attended at all times.
  • Wesleyan Testing Center staff is authorized to dismiss you from a test session for violation of any test center policies, misconduct, or cheating.
  • Any violation to the Testing Center policy or the Wesleyan College code of conduct will be reported to your instructor.

Proctoring services for non-Wesleyan students are available. Please contact LaTasha Andre, director of the academic resource center landre@wesleyancollege.edu to discuss fee schedule.

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
The Tutoring Center

Tutoring is available for all registered Wesleyan College undergraduate students.

The goal of tutoring is to supplement the work accomplished in the classroom. Current students who have achieved success in a class or subject matter are trained to assist their peers in learning concepts and developing study skills in this area. Tutoring can take place on an individual basis or in small groups.

Tutoring is not only recommended when a student has a question about course content, but also throughout the studying and exam preparation process.

Tutors are prepared to assist students by utilizing academic success strategies such as reviewing class materials, discussing past tests, working on sample problems, and preparing for exams. This in turn helps the student deepen her understanding of the material and strengthens her ability to demonstrate her knowledge.

The Academic Resource Center provides free academic counseling and tutoring for students who seek to improve understanding of course content and academic success skills. Group workshops and individual sessions are available throughout the academic year. Students may set up an appointment with a peer tutor or with the Director of the Academic Resource Center. The director offers confidential counseling with individual students for academic issues. Tutoring schedules are revised each semester and posted in the center. In addition, during the fall semester the Director offers weekly study skill sessions designed to help students at Wesleyan College excel academically.

Tutoring can take place at any location on campus that is conducive to learning.

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Disabilty Services

Wesleyan College offers assistance for students with disabilty needs. If a student with a disability wishes to receive an accommodation, it is the responsibility of the student to inform the Director of Disability and Advocacy Services and request an accommodation by completing the Disability Services Request Form.


“By focusing on peer-led initiatives like the tutoring and major ambassadors programs, we strengthen academic mentorship and give students something to aspire to. The Academic Resource Center has had tremendous success with both, and we’ve seen an increase in participation and a great enthusiasm for collaboration.”  - Latasha Andre, academic resource center director
 

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Latasha Andre
Academic Resource Center Director (478) 757-5193
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Amy Morgan
ARC Administrative Assistant (478) 757-2848
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