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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:
Van Lare Hall 101
989.358.7270
Fall Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday — 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday — 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m

Oscoda Campus:
Room 206
989.358.7445
Fall Semester Hours
Monday — 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday — 1:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday — 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday — 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday — 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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


Services for Students

The Student Success Center Offers:

  • FREE TUTORING
    • 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
  • Online tutoring is available 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at brainfuse, www.alpenalibrary.org
  • Tutoring Services
  • Become a Tutor


Workshops

Did you know that the Student Success Center offers FREE workshops for ACC students?  Students can either attend a workshop or stop by the Student Success Center in VLH 101 for some one-on-one help! For more information, contact Christy at gibsonc@alpenacc.edu.

Join us for these relaxed, informative workshops that will prepare you to handle common student challenges—and lead you to greater success!

When?
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00-2:45 p.m.

Where?
Van Lare Hall, Oscoda Campus, and WebEx

What Else?
Light refreshments served, Webex available in both locations

Fall 2022 Schedule

Each workshop is offered twice

Student Success Strategies
Learn helpful strategies to stay successful throughout the semester, including setting goals, managing your time, and more! 
Originally offered on October 17 & 19

Basics of MLA/APA
This workshop provides the basics of formatting an MLA and APA paper including information on how to begin researching and where to find credible sources. Also, uncover how to use in-text citations and create citations in a works cited page.
Originally offered on October 24 & 26

What Class Next…??
A workshop about navigating the student section of Self Service, how to look up courses for the Spring 2023 semester, and transfer information.
Originally offered on October 31

Time Management
Learn how to control procrastination by setting goals, planning, and holding yourself accountable.
Originally offered on November 8 & 10

Managing Stress & Test Anxiety
Learn what test anxiety is and why it happens, as well as strategies to prepare for tests that will calm your nerves and give you the confidence you need to succeed.
Originally offered on Monday, November 14

Preparing for Finals
With Fall semester winding down, that means finals are approaching. No need to stress! This workshop will help you prepare for your final exams.
Originally offered on November 28 & 30.

Workshop Recordings: Previous Semesters

Cover Letters


Resumes



Interviews




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 124, (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 http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/transition.html.