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Academic Success Center (ASC)

Welcome to the Academic Success Center! We look forward to working with you.

About the ASC

The ASC is College of the Siskiyous' hub of learning support. Located in the Learning Resource Center on the Weed Campus, the ASC offers both in-person and remote learning support services that help students maximize their learning potential. The ASC's inclusive and individualized supports help students achieve the following:

  • Identify academic and holistic supports that promote a sense of belonging in college and contribute to your success.
  • Construct awareness of your unique learning processes, preferences, assets, and challenges.
  • Cultivate skills and healthy mindsets that enhance academic success and learning confidence.

Spring 2024 Hours and Services

In-Person Learning Support Services

Weed Campus (Located in the LRC, opposite the Library)

Fall Hours

  • Monday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Students can access the following resources and services in the on-campus ASC:

  • Tutoring
  • Academic Coaching
  • Computers and printers
  • Study spaces
  • Student Help Desk support (technology assistance for mySiskiyous, COS email, and Canvas)
  • Test proctoring (see details below)
  • Support accessing TutorMe/Pear Deck for tutoring services

Remote Learning Support Services

  • TutorMe/PearDeck: TutorMe/PearDeck has all your tutoring needs covered 24/7, even on weekends!
  • Paper Review: Seasoned writers know that the key to success is to use the writing process: brainstorming, drafting, revising, and editing. Increase your chances of essay-writing success by seeking a TutorMe/Pear Deck writing tutor's feedback which will help you revise your paper for enhanced success.
  • Virtual Student Help Desk support: Pop into our Student Help Desk Zoom room for technology assistance related to mySiskiyous, COS email, and Canvas.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The ASC webpage is the best place to access updated information about ASC hours and services.

Students have access to the following:

  • Tutoring
  • Academic Coaching
  • Remote tutoring through TutorMe/Pear Deck
  • Assistance accessing TutorMe/Pear Deck
  • Computers and printers
  • Quiet study spaces
  • Student Help Desk
  • Test proctoring (by appointment)

Yes! In-person test proctoring for paper exams as well as for Honorlock-enabled exams is available by appointment. To request an appointment, students should email

To set up proctoring for a paper exam, instructors should complete the Instructor Test Proctoring Request Form.

A limited number of laptops are available for student checkout through the COS Library.

Graphing calculators are available for semester-long checkout through the COS Library.

Maintaining the health and safety of students and staff is a top priority. In order to use the ASC, students are expected to adhere to the college's safety policy and protocols and to engage in the space responsibly and respectfully. Note: Only registered COS students have access to the Academic Success Center and its services.

Have a General ASC, Tutoring Services, or Student Help Desk Question?

Stop into the ASC on the Weed Campus (located in the Learning Resources Center opposite the Library), or contact us via the information below. We look forward to speaking with you.

Academic Success Center (Weed)

Located in the Learning Resource Center (Building 2)
Phone: (530) 938-5830