What is the Student Success Center?
The Student Success Center (Room 2629) provides academic support to all credit students and faculty intent on improving student success. We assist students in their scholastic pursuits at Prairie State College. Please visit our FAQ page.
Where is the Student Success Center and when is it open?
We are located on
the second floor on the far north side of the building.
Hours vary for the various services during the semsters.
SEMESTER BREAK HOURS
Regular Fall and Spring Semester
Tutoring begins the second week of the semester.
|Mon. - Thur.||9 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Friday||9 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Saturday||9 a.m. – 2 p.m.|
|Complete Tutor Schedule|
|Mon. - Thur.||7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|Friday||8 a.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Saturday||9 a.m. – 12 noon|
Make-up Testing (Room 2639)
Check schedule outside 2639 for weekly schedule.
A valid PSC ID OR a State Issued Picture ID and a copy of your current schedule is needed to take an exam.
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What services are available if my students need tutoring?
Whether trying to avoid failure or achieve honors status, all students can benefit from tutoring in Student Success Center. The main focus is to provide individualized and small group tutoring to improve skills, reinforce motivation and support classroom instruction.
The Student Success Center staff is composed of part-time faculty, educators, and peer tutors who are trained to meet students' needs and to help them achieve their potential.
Are any other services offered?
Printed handouts for English, math and study skills are available in the tutoring area. In addition, study skills videos, such as time management and test-taking techniques, are available for viewing by students or groups. The center also offers links to online resources for Math and English.
Is there a student-dedicated computer lab?
Yes, an open computer lab is part of Student Success Center's services (located in Room 2645). It includes a library of computerized learning programs for students needing review or reinforcement in a particular academic area, word processing program, other course-related software and access to the Internet. No computer experience is needed to use the lab facilities; assistance is always available. Students will need a PSC ID to check in.
Are there any specific workshops available to help students succeed?
The Student Success Center periodically conducts workshops on various topics of interest to students. Topics include: grammar reviews, nursing skills, math anxiety, research papers, study skills and time management.
What are the cost of services provided by the Student Success Center?
All services are free to currently enrolled Prairie State College credit students.
For further information:
Alysse (Lisa) Hansen, Coordinator, Student Success Center
(708) 709-3507, Office 2635
(708) 709-3663, Office 2643
Computer Lab Facilitator
(708) 709-7792, Room 2645
(708) 709-3663, Office 2643