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Student Success Center

Student Success Center

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Alpena Community College students can come to The Student Success Center for the help they need to succeed! All services are FREE!

Student Success Center LocationsAlpena Campus:
101 Van Lare Hall
Fall Semester Hours
Monday & Tuesday — 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday — 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday — 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m

Oscoda Campus:
Room 206
Fall Semester Hours
Monday — 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday — 12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday — 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday — 12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday — 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Adjusted Hours
Thursday, October 15 — 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday, October 19 — 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 5 — 11:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*Reduced hours May-August and during scheduled college breaks.

Services for Students

The Student Success Center Offers:

    • Students can schedule 3 hours of one-on-one tutoring per week for every class
    • Fill out an application today!
  • Free Proofreading Services
    • Tutors can proofread papers for MLA/APA formatting, grammar, punctuation, content and flow
  • FREE WORKSHOPS on: Study skills, note-taking, testing techniques, APA & MLA formatting, scholarship searches, resume, cover letter & interview techniques, scheduling the right classes for your degree and more!
  • Math solution manuals and foot pedals for machine transcription
  • 10 computers with FREE printing for academic purposes and wireless internet
  • large tables for tutoring and studying
  • Referrals to other ACC services
  • On-line tutoring available 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at brainfuse,
  • Tutoring Services
  • Become a Tutor


Did you know that the Student Success Center offers FREE workshops for ACC students?  All workshops are held in CTR 115 & OSC 202. Can't make it to a workshop? Stop by the Student Success Center in VLH 101 for some one-on-one help!

Fall Semester Workshops

MLA and APA Exposed
This workshop exposes the basics of formatting an MLA or APA (6th ed.) paper. Also, uncover how to use in-text citations and create citations in a reference page.
Tues. 10/27 10:00am-11:00am
Wed. 10/28 2:00pm-3:00pm
Learn how to control procrastination by setting goals, planning, and holding yourself accountable.
Tues. 11/10 10:00am-10:45am
Wed. 11/11 2:00pm-2:45pm
Financial Literacy - Virtual
A look into the basics of understanding your finances by learning how to set financial goals, budgeting, understanding debt, and credit cards.
Tues. 11/17 10:00am-10:45am
Wed. 11/18 2:30pm-3:15pm

We have all heard it before: “It’s not just about what you know…it is also about WHO YOU KNOW when trying to successfully build your career!” Therefore, to help identify and practice solid strategies to create your own professional network, ACC Oscoda Campus is pleased to offer this special networking opportunity with Jackie Krawczak, Corporate Representative from InnovaTech Professional Services. This workshop will be held at Oscoda Campus in Room 213, with Room 105 being used for overflow seating. This workshop will also be presented to Alpena Campus via VCS in CTR 115. 
Wed. 11/18 1:00pm-2:15pm 

Test-Taking Strategies - Virtual
Multiple choice? True or false? Essays? Learn strategies on how to prepare for and take tests that will calm your nerves and get you an A.
Tues. 12/1 10:00am-10:45am
Wed. 12/2 2:00pm-2:45pm
The Student Success Center is working to make digital versions of each workshop session. These workshops can be found below. For more information or to suggest a topic for a workshop, contact Jenn Watson in the Student Success Center in VLH 101 or email Jenn at

Cover Letters



APA 6th Edition Exposed

MLA Exposed

Study Skills & Writing Help
If you need help with study skills or writing a paper, the Student Success Center is the place to go! Call or stop by and they will set up a time to assist you.

Helpful Links:
Citation Helpers (MLA, APA, and Others) - ACC Library Resource
Purdue - OWL Handouts in Outline Form
William Strunk, Jr. - Elements of Style

Disability Services
Americans with Disabilities Act
Alpena Community College policies and practices for admission, employment, and activities comply with requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title II of the Americans with Disability Act of 1990; ACC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability. For more information, contact the Title IX, Section 504, the Age Discrimination Act and Title II coordinator: Carolyn Daoust, VLH 102, (989) 358-7211.

Requesting Disability Services

It is important to understand that in the post-secondary learning environment, a potential student must establish that they are otherwise qualified by meeting the academic and technical standards required for admission. Services to accommodate a disability cannot alter the content of a class.

Prior to requesting Disability Services at Alpena Community College (ACC), an individual must:

  • Be officially admitted to ACC
  • Complete placement-testing requirements

After completing the above requirements, an individual requesting Disability Services must:

More detailed information about ACC’s Disability Services policies and procedures is available in the Access for Students with Disabilities publication: Students With Disabilities

For more information on your rights and responsibilities as you prepare for post-secondary education, visit