Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Student Success Center

Where is the Student Success Center?

It is located inside the first floor of the Memorial Library to the west. 

What are the Student Success Center hours?

Regular open hours are 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday.   Additional hours are posted each semester for evenings usually from 6-10pm

Who may receive Student Success Center services?

Any student enrolled in courses at KWU

Do I need an appointment?

No.   Come in whenever you have the time!

How much does tutoring cost?

All tutoring services are free.

Who does the tutoring?

Tutors are employed students who are qualified and trained. 

What tutoring is available?

A list of subjects offered for tutoring are listed on the tutoring schedule located on the Student Success Center page on the KWU website and posted outside the Center.   Writing skills, time management, study skills, stress management and testing strategies are provided at any time.

Will my professor know that I came?

Yes.   When you come into the SSC, you will sign in and list what subject or class you are seeking assistance in.   Professors have a positive view of students attending the SSC. 

What should I bring with me?

The more you bring with you, the better.   If you are coming to discuss a paper, you should bring a hard copy of that paper, the assignment sheet for the paper, and any resources you may have used to write the paper.   If you are coming to prepare an assignment or prepare for a test, you should bring your textbook and any notes you have on the course, including power points.

For other questions, please contact Jennifer Barrett, Director of the Student Success Center

Jennifer.barrett@kwu.edu      785-833-4398