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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 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.

Spring 2023 Hours and Services

In-Person Learning Support Services

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

Spring 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
  • Student Help Desk support (technology assistance for mySiskiyous, COS email, and Canvas)
  • Test proctoring (see details below)
  • In-person EdTALKS

Remote Learning Support Services

  • TutorMe: 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 TutorMe writing tutor's feedback which will help you revise your paper for enhanced success.
  • EdTALKS (formerly "Student Success Seminars"): Co-hosted by Eddy the Eagle and our members of our learning support staff, 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, and most EdTALKS are available via Zoom. To attend, simply click your EdTALKS Zoom link.
  • Virtual Student Help Desk support: Pop into our Student Help Desk Zoom room for technology assistance related to mySiskiyous, COS email, and Canvas.

Spring 2023 ASC FAQs

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

Students have access to the following:

  • in-person course-specific tutoring
  • in-person general study support
  • remote tutoring through TutorMe
  • in-person and Zoom EdTALKS (located in the ASC "Fishbowl" classroom)
  • 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 asc@siskiyous.edu.

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

Yes! This semester, EdTALKS are offered both in-person and via Zoom. They will focus on optimizing learning, wellness, and they will highlight support resources. Visit the EdTALKS webpage to learn about upcoming talks.

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

New for Spring 2023: 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 visit with us during our scheduled Zoom room times:

Carly Zeller (Academic Success Center Coordinator) Online Student Support Hours:
Monday: 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mike Tonge (Instructional Support Specialist) Student Help Desk Zoom Room:
Monday: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Academic Success Center (Weed)

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