Learning Assistance Services, the department charged with managing and maintaining the Academic Success Center and its programs, is dedicated to providing the Southwestern College community with education support services.
STARS: Students and Tutors Achieving Success is a fee-based tutoring service that pairs a trained and certified tutor with students from the fifth grade on through college.
Appointments and Cancellations:
- · To report an absence or if you are going to be late, call the ASC. Please leave the tutee’s name, the tutor’s name, and the time and date of the tutoring appointment.
- · Parents or students must inform the ASC if they are going to be absent for their tutoring session. Calls must be made at least four hours before the appointment or the absence will be considered unexcused. Emergencies will be handled individually.
- · For each unexcused absence, the student will be charged for the tutoring session, including the first appointment.
- · STARS tutors will wait 15 minutes before the tutoring session is considered an unexcused absence.
Test Proctoring: LAS offers test proctoring services to over 80 colleges, academies and services. Students are offered a private and quiet location to take exams under the supervision of a proctor. Please contact our test proctor Sarah Rodriguez.