Learning Support Services (LSS)
- 321 Graduate College of Social Work Building
The mission of Learning Support Services (LSS) is to increase graduation retention rates by helping students learn how to learn. LSS offers learning support programs and self-enhancement activities to increase student academic performance. The focus of LSS is on learning how to learn through learning strategies counseling, tutoring, and consultation. Assessment of learning styles and learning strategies leads to provision of appropriate learning development plans. Tutoring is provided in most subject areas on a walk-in basis by student tutors who have high academic standing and have been recommended by faculty. Approximately 10,000 individual tutoring sessions are provided each year. LSS also provides multimedia support programs as well as workshops focused on specific learning strategies. PAWS (Personalized And Web-based Services) for Learning is an online program intended to supplement on site programs. The tutoring program is accredited by the International College Reading and Learning Association and the National Association for Developmental Education.