The mission of the Academic Center for Tutoring at Columbus State University is to support student learning and success by providing free assistance to students with a variety of services designed to reinforce course content and to emphasize good study habits in order to promote success in college. Our staff members are committed to providing a friendly, nurturing, and stimulating environment that encourages our diverse population of students to become independent, lifelong learners.
ACT provides free peer education services to support enrolled students succeed in understanding the fundamental theories and practices within math, science, writing, and the humanities. The primary tutoring focus is for core classes in these areas. Tutors and peer leaders (supplemental instructors) will create an inviting learning environment, model learning methods, allow student clients to practice learning skills, and nurture ongoing and emerging skills. To become staff members for ACT, candidates must receive faculty recommendations; submit a statement of writing process (only writing and humanities tutors); receive an invitation from the ACT Director to interview; interview with the ACT Director; successfully complete ITDS 2795 Lead Learner; and receive an offer from the Director to join the staff.
The services of the ACT are primarily for undergraduate students. We are a pedagogical service, not an editing or homework service.
Assessment & Reporting
The ACT regularly assesses and reports on its services. The following is a list of links to reports of it's key services: