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Welcome to the Academic Success Center!

 ASC Logo Blue Key above blue gears            The Academic Success Center (ASC) collaborates with faculty to support graduate students through the process of learning and developing their identities as scholars and practitioners. The ASC’s holistic tiers of support are designed to provide each student with a personalized, meaningful learning experience. We align our resources to meet the skill and competency needs identified by faculty as crucial to successfully completing a graduate-level course of study. To read more about each tier, review ASC policies, and meet the staff, visit the Learn the ASC page. 

ASC Chat

ASC Contact Information

ASC Chat is available at the following times (Pacific Time):

Days Hours (Pacific time)

9 am - 7 pm


7 am - 1 pm

3 pm - 8 pm


7 am - 1 pm

3 pm - 8 pm


7 am - 1 pm

2 pm - 8 pm


9 am - 1 pm

3 pm - 8 pm


7 am - 1 pm

5 pm - 8 pm


10 am - 1 pm

5 pm - 9 pm

If there is not a coach on duty, submit your question via one of the below methods:


 Ask a Coach

Search our FAQs on the Academic Success Center's Ask a Coach page.

Tiers of Service

Self-Directed Resources

Faculty and students have access to these resources 24/7. 

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Ask a Coach

The Ask a Coach page is where you can search Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), submit a question about writing or statistics to get a personalized answer or chat live with a coach through ASC Chat.


Scheduled Coaching

The Academic Success Center (ASC) offers three types of coaching: recorded, group, and individual sessions. Each type has a different focus to help you build skills and develop competence in either written communication or quantitative reasoning. Read about each type of coaching on the Learn the ASC page.

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Recorded Sessions


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Group Sessions



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Individual Sessions

* Please view the What to Expect videos located on the Learn the ASC page for additional information.

Coaching Scheduler

Academic Success Center Coaching Scheduler

Visit the Coaching Scheduler to sign up for coaching and to self-schedule recorded and group sessions.

ASC Session Clock

The Academic Success Center observes Pacific Time (PT) for scheduled coaching and live help hours.

Below is the current time on the ASC Scheduler clock:

Collaboration Request Form

Please use the collaboration form to recommend a student who would benefit from academic coaching. Please provide as much information as possible to assist ASC staff in developing a personalized collaboration letter. Students will receive an invitation to collaborate and the faculty member will be CC'd on the communication. Complete this form and email it to

For more resources, check out the Faculty Resources page.