Academic Coaching

Frequently Asked Questions

What We Offer 

Academic Coaching offers tutoring and workshops in study skills to help you excel throughout your college experience. We also offer grammar tutoring for WR90/WR95. Students from all majors and in all stages of their college education use the College Skills Zone - whether this your first term or you are returning to college, we are here for you.



Common Topics

Get Organized

Keep Classes and Assignments Organized and Create a Schedule for the Term

Create a system to organize your materials for each of your classes so that you can find key material and notes. Make a study calendar to balance school, work, and life. 

Prepare for Tests

Develop study methods that work for you and learn new study strategies. Create a study plan help you feel prepared for tests in any subject area.

Note-taking & Online Textbook Reading

Learn methods for reading and taking notes from online materials. Learn to use notes effectively as part of your study process through summarizing, daily review, and reviewing your notes before class.

Digital Literacy Tutoring

Get set up with Gmail, Moodle, and Zoom. Work on Microsoft Office assignments from CS 120

Help With Online Learning, including: 

  • forum posts
  • due dates
  • how to upload assignments
  • finding materials on Moodle, etc
  • communicating with instructors

Understanding a Syllabus: How to get an A in your class

Identify essential information in a syllabus and connect course outcomes to the level of work required for class success.




We are located on the Albany campus in the Learning Center on the 2nd floor of Willamette Hall.  Enter from the Courtyard side of the building through the Library.  An elevator in the alcove will take you up to the 2nd floor Learning Center, or use the stairs inside the Library.  From here you have access to the entire Learning Center and all the second floor classrooms.


How to Make a Zoom Appointment Using TutorTrac

All Learning Center appointments will be held via Zoom video conferencing for the remainder of Summer Term 2020. The process for scheduling a Zoom appointment with us is the same as scheduling an in-person appointment. If you are currently enrolled in a credit class, you are already set-up with an account in TutorTrac.