Academic Support Services
Fall Academic Support Workshops
Are you looking for a little support in getting oriented to the fall semester and your assignment load? Academic Services is offering sessions on the following topics over the fall 2018 semester: Learning and Study Strategies, Time Management, Managing Test Anxiety, Midterm Exam prep, Overcoming Procrastination, Final Exam Prep. some sessions begin at 4:30 PM and 5:45 PM to accommodate evening and weekend students. It might be worth the time to attend if it will help you aim for the A! download the flyer below.
Walk-in Tutoring Help
Location: Math & Tutoring Center (LIB 101)
Walk-in peer tutoring in a variety of subjects is available Monday – Friday. The full schedule is attached and posted online with additional details. If you have questions or need further assistance, email Dr. LaBoone (LIB 104).
Walk-in Tutoring Hours
- Mondays: 11 am – 8 pm
- Tuesdays: 10:30 am – 7 pm
- Wednesdays: 9 am – 8 pm
- Thursdays: 10:30 am – 8 pm
- Fridays: 12 – 7 pm
Location: Writing Center (LIB 103)
Writing Center Walk-in hours Mon-Fri, 10-2.
Writing Tutors are available to assist students on a walk in basis Monday – Friday However, the schedule is not available yet. If you need assistance, use the Appointment Request Form, or see, or email Mr. Swinney, Director of the Writing Center.
Reading & Writing Help Sessions (NEW)
Location: TBA (check with your CRS instructor)
The Reading/Writing Specialists have developed supplemental instruction sessions to help students with their CRS and ENG assignments.
Academic Success Workshops
Location: LIB 201
Discuss the strategies for succeeding in classes. Various topics will be covered including time management, study skills, exam preparation, test anxiety and more (see schedule attached).
Testing Services for Students
If you would like to test out of French or Spanish, email Dr. LaBoone to schedule an appointment. Read about the various options to satisfy the language proficiency requirement here.
Academic Services can help if you need to schedule a makeup exam appointment. Be sure to talk to your professor to get permission first. If s/he directs you to take the makeup exam in the library, use this form to schedule an appointment. Your professor will be required to submit this form to permit you to take a makeup exam in the library.
Academic Success Tips
Finding Your Fit at Trinity (Read more about finding your fit on a college campus in the NY Times article.)
When applying to college, many students are told to focus on “fit.” After all, you have been looking forward to going to college and you have heard so many stories about college being the best years of your life. To truly make these years memorable, find your fit and enjoy your college life. Be sure to balance your academic and social demands appropriately so you have academic as well as social success.
- A new place brings new challenges so look for challenges that will engage you while at Trinity.
- Don’t try to just fit in; “adapt” instead. Trinity presents many opportunities to grow and adapt.
- Make acquaintances and try to make new friends.
- Get involved in a campus activity or event. Trinity has a number of student clubs and organizations as well as one-time and on-going events. (Dr. Gerlach, VP of Student Affairs, sends an email each week highlighting select events.)
- Know your values. Select new friends and activities that align with your values and beliefs.
- Always be the fabulous YOU; be yourself. When you act yourself, you will find your fit at Trinity in time.
For Adult Learners
Are you an adult learner with fears about returning to school? Read the article Facing Your Fears about Returning to School as an Adult.
Kimberly LaBoone, Ph.D., Director of Peer Tutoring | 202.884.9360 | email@example.com
Tutoring/Math Center (LIB 101)