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Purpose/Mission of ASC

The primary mission of Dartmouth's Academic Skills Center is to assist students in achieving academic success.

The Academic Skills Center accomplishes its mission through a wide variety of services and programs. The Center is available to all students who wish to improve their academic skills and ability to learn, thereby maximizing their academic experience and allowing them to achieve greater academic performance and personal fulfillment.

The Center continuously works to develop new initiatives and programs to reach an increasingly diverse and changing student population.

In promoting and furthering students' intellectual skills and helping to facilitate the academic mission of the college, the Academic Skills Center works closely and collaboratively with the faculty and other student affairs offices.

Reasons Why You Might Visit the ASC

  •   You want to improve your grades and/or test performance
  •   You don't feel comfortable talking in class
  •   You're attending class regularly but you feel like you're missing important points
  •   You feel like you're a slow reader
  •   You're having trouble completing tests in the allotted time
  •   You're spending hours studying for foreign language but still not "getting it"
  •   You feel like you don't have enough time to get everything done
  •   You're not sure how to take notes
  •   You want to sign up for a tutor or study group
  •   You are easily distracted in class and while studying

Last Updated: 8/20/14