Hello Faculty and Staff!
It’s always a great time of year to let your students know about the Academic Success Center (ASC)! Whether to study, brush-up, or work intently with a tutor, the ASC is a vital campus resource for academic equity and student success.
Below are a number of helpful resources for instructors and staff, so please take advantage of these and pass them along to your students. Also check out our Tutoring Guidelines for students.
Drop-In Tutoring and Tutoring Labs
Drop-in to get help in a variety of subjects and resources or visit the Writing Lab and Math Lab. Available online and on-campus!
Schedule a 30-minute appointment with an ASC tutor in subjects like BA 240, BATECH, BUS 145, Chemistry, Computer Science, or Math. Available online and on-campus!
The ASC also offers online tutoring in over 15 subjects via the Western eTutoring Consortium.
The ASC hosts workshops on citations, research writing, personal statements, Technology and more! Available online and on-campus.
Academic Success Center Canvas Module
This module includes information about the ASC, its tutoring services, labs, workshops, and other resources. It also includes a quiz.
How to add the Academic Success Center Canvas module to your course:
- Log in to Canvas
- Click “Commons” on the left navigation
- Search for “Academic Success Center Module”
- Click “Import/Download” and choose course
ASC Informational Video
This short video introduces the ASC to students and gives them a guided tour of our different spaces and services. Share it with your class!
Ideas for Instructors
Here are some helpful ideas to encourage your students to use the ASC:
- Add the ASC Canvas module to your course
- Give students extra credit for seeing an ASC tutor or attending a workshop
- Integrate tutoring or a workshop into one of your course assignments
- Show students the ASC website: www.bellevuecollege.edu/asc
- Schedule a class visit with an ASC representative
- Copy this paragraph into your syllabus:
Free Tutoring Available!
The Academic Success Center (ASC) provides free, high-quality tutoring and learning services. To access, click the “Tutoring” option on your Canvas course menu or visit the ASC website: www.bellevuecollege.edu/asc
- Drop-In Subject Tutoring
- Appointment Subject Tutoring
- Specialized Math, Writing and Reading Labs
- eTutoring Consortium
The Academic Success Center (ASC) provides free, high-quality tutoring and learning services for all Bellevue College students. Located in D204, we have drop-in tutoring in almost every BC subject as well as tutoring appointments, workshops, study spaces, and resources for lending like textbooks and calculators. Stop by one of our specialized tutoring labs for math or writing, or become a Reading Lab student to develop your reading skills. Stop by D204, call 425-564-2200, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.bellevuecollege.edu/asc
Class Visits/New Student Orientations/Tours/etc.
The ASC can interact with your students in a couple of ways! We offer on campus or online class visits for synchronous classes (Instructors will select “Faculty: Class visit/ASC overview of services). On campus classes can also come visit the space in D204 to show where we are located on campus and get a tour of the on campus space. Staff/Programs/Departments can do the above same process for student orientations, tours, information sessions, etc.
Asynchronous classes can have their students do individual or group appointments with an ASC Staff Member (students will select “ASC staff/information desk”. Staff/Programs/Departments can do the above same process for student orientations, tours, information sessions, etc.
Please reach out to us if you have any questions.
Textbooks, Graphing Calculators, etc.
The ASC has textbooks, solution manuals, headphones and more items that may be borrowed and used within the ASC. We also have charging stations for phones, laptops, calculators, etc. Select cables available for charging devices and there is also a supply table full of items like pens/pencils, whiteboards, scrap paper and many other office supplies!
Graphing Calculators available for a 24hour checkout period!
Faculty: We have a small budget to purchase some textbooks but really appreciate loans of your textbooks for students and tutors to check out and use within the ASC. Please contact us at email@example.com if you would like your class textbook to be available at the ASC.
Computer Lab & Classroom reservations available!
Our Computer Lab (D222) and classroom (D240H) and classroom (D209) are available for reservations through 25Live. Please note that your students will need to enter through D204 and sign in at the front desk.
The Computer Lab (D222) is great for students to work independently on a computer.
The classroom (D240H) is a great location for presentations, workshops, trainings, etc.
The classroom (D209) is a great space in our math lab for small classes, group work, etc. that focus on mathematics.
Lastly, We Need Tutors!
Help us recruit tutors in your subject by referring qualified students to the ASC. Students need at least a B+ in your course to tutor in that subject. The more recommendations you make, the more tutors we’ll have in your subject. To apply, students can download applications from our website or contact us.
Thank you all for your continued support of the ASC and its services!
Last Updated April 20, 2023