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Academic Success Center (ASC)

Welcome to the Academic Success Center! This fall, COS students can access ASC support services online and in-person. We look forward to assisting 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 contribute to student success.
  • Construct awareness of their unique learning processes, preferences, assets, and challenges.
  • Cultivate healthy mindsets and habits that promote a sense of belonging in college, as well as enhanced academic success and learning confidence.

On-Campus (Weed) - Located in the LRC, Opposite the Library

Fall Hours

  • Monday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Services

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

  • Computers and printers
  • Face-to-face tutoring for specific courses and general study skills support. Visit the ASC Tutoring webpage for the tutoring schedule and specifics.
  • Study spaces
  • Graphing calculator loans
  • Student Help Desk support (technology assistance for mySiskiyous, COS email, and Canvas)
  • Test proctoring (see details below)
  • EdTALKS are brief workshops designed to provide you with the tools, skills, and strategies you need to gain learning confidence and to make the most out of your college experience. All EdTALKS are free and available to COS students and staff. This semester, we are happy to be able to offer in-person and remote EdTALKS. See the EdTALKS webpage to access the schedule and location details.

Remote ASC

Accessing Remote Services

The ASC strives to support students learning both on and off campus. Students who are learning remotely have access to all the supports available to students who are on campus. Should you have questions about remote services, please contact the ASC via the contact information below.

Services

  • TutorMe: We are excited to introduce our new remote tutoring platform. Need tutoring support outside of ASC Tutoring hours? TutorMe has you 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 writing tutor’s feedback which will help you revise your paper for enhanced success.
  • EdTALKS: To attend remote EdTALKS, simply click your EdTALKS Zoom link found in the EdTALKS schedule.
  • Virtual Student Help Desk support: Pop into our Student Help Desk Zoom room for technology assistance related to mySiskiyous, COS email, and Canvas.

Test Proctoring

Test proctoring is available for both Honorlock and non-Honorlock enabled exams. If you encounter difficulty using Honorlock, we can help. We also offer test proctoring for paper exams, provided we have made contact with the instructor ahead of time. We recommend students make appointments for proctoring by stopping into the ASC, emailing asc@siskiyous.edu, calling (530) 938-5380. To learn more, visit our Test Proctoring page.

Fall 2022 ASC FAQs

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

The ASC takes the health and safety of students and staff seriously:

  • All persons entering the ASC are required to have a wristband (indicating they followed Campus check-in procedure).
  • All students who enter the ASC must check in at the front desk.

Yes! We are excited to offer a fantastic remote tutoring platform to our students called "TutorMe." TutorMe offers remote tutoring 24/7. Learn more by visiting our Tutoring page.

Yes! Test proctoring is available. If you would like to discuss test proctoring options, please email asc@siskiyous.edu

A limited number of laptops are available for student check-out. Basecamp is assisting in the coordination of laptop checkout. To learn more, visit Basecamp.

Graphing calculators can be checked out in the Weed ASC and the Yreka Campus Office.

Academic Success Center (Weed)

Located in the Learning Resource Center (Building 2)
Email: asc@siskiyous.edu
Phone: (530) 938-5830