Seeking help is an essential activity for college students:
We are so grateful that you are seeking ways to address your challenges in your classes. Needing help in learning your college material is normal and seeking support should be a regular part of your college experience.
There are some tips on ways to address having difficulty in classes:
- Contact your instructor and let them know the challenges you have been having.
- Visit your instructor during office hours.
- Exchange contact information with students to reach out to them when you need help or have questions.
- Access free learning sites like www.KhanAcademy.org and www.Coursera.com to do activities that can supplement your learning.
- Make an appointment with a Laney Counselor to discuss creating Student Success Plan for a successful semester.
- Enroll in a support class linked to English 1A (Composition and Reading), Math 13 (Statistics), Math 1 (Precalculus) or Math 50 (Trigonometry).
- Enroll in a workshop to support your learning in English and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes.
Laney resources that can help you address your learning challenges:
- Get help with your written papers at the James Oliver Community Writing Center.
- Get help with math at the Laney Math Lab.
- Meet with a Laney Counselor regularly for program referrals and information on ways to improve your academic performance.
- Meet with a DSPS Counselor and get an assessment to see if you qualify for additional learning support services and technology through our DSPS (Disabled Student Programs and Services) office.
- Get tutoring in various subjects by accessing NetTutor account through your Canvas Portal. Find more info on Laney Tutoring Services here.
- Learning Communities at Laney offer many classes with tutors integrated into the classes:
- Get help with spanish bilingual services at the Centro de Cultura Latina por haga clic aquí.