Academic Development supports the college's commitment to intellectual excellence and social responsibility. We encourage all students who work with us to engage intellectually and socially; set personally rewarding goals, manage themselves, and the demands of college life.
The ARCH Tutoring Schedule at a Glance - Click HERE
Free tutoring is available for all students. All tutors, who have taken and passed the course with an A or B, are hired and trained by professional staff.
- Academic Resource Center at Hinsdale (ARCH) Tutoring: Drop-in tutoring that occurs Monday-Thursday from 8-10pm in Hinsdale Hall. Students may come in at any time to ask questions and receive assistance with course material and study skills.
- One-to-One Tutoring: Meet individually with same tutor for up to an hour a week for a specific course. Tutors are available for most classes.
Work one-on-one with a professional staff member on a variety of topics, including: time management, note-taking, study strategies, goal setting, organization, and test taking. Students are able to collaborate with coaches, professors, residence hall staff, and other important people to develop a personalized plan to reach their full potential, both in and outside the classroom.
Student Success Programming
Presentations and workshops are offered throughout the year on a variety of academic topics. Staff collaborate with instructors, residence hall staff, and campus clubs and organizations to plan a variety of events.
STDV 608: Experiments in Effective Learning
Experiments in Effective Learning: A one-credit hour course that emphasizes basic academic success skills and their practical application in current courses. Extensive coverage of study skills and hands-on activities on time management, goal setting, personal learning styles, note-taking and test taking provides students with a solid foundation for success in college.
Coordinator of Academic Development
Graduate Assistant for ARCH
Fall Hours of Service
Monday thru Friday:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Please contact the office to schedule an appointment.