Academic Support Mission

The Academic Centers for Enrichment (ACE) Department exists to serve as a resource for students and faculty alike. Take a look at our Mission, and learn about our Peer Tutors and SI Leaders.


The mission of the Academic Support Program is to empower students to become independent, intellectually curious, lifelong learners. The objective is to teach students to navigate their own learning by:

  • Reinforcing class content through peer tutoring and supplemental instruction
  • Developing critical thinking skills
  • Building self-confidence and self-advocacy
  • Encouraging risk-taking and building perseverance
  • Providing opportunities for leadership development

ACE Student Leaders

Peer Tutors and SI Leaders are guides, helpers, coaches, listeners, friends, and motivators. The goals of ACE student leaders are to foster active learning, independence and motivation. The Academic Centers for Enrichment offers a challenging and supportive environment for all students. Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction sessions may include:

  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses
  • Setting goals
  • Collaborative learning
  • Study skills and strategies
  • Finding a purpose for the assignment
  • Exploring the subject matter
  • Breaking down tasks
  • Exploring solutions and finding answers
Last Modified: 9/18/19