Student Success Advocates

How can a Student Success Advocate help me?

A Student Success Advocate helps students at SCC be successful in their academic program. We offer services in the Student Support Centers to students in West Burlington and Keokuk. Your Student Success Advocate can help with testing, disability services/accommodations, peer tutoring, and retention services.

Why meet with an advocate?

Peer Tutoring Program

  • Free help to students to manage difficult assignments, homework, and test preparation
  • Leadership opportunities for tutors and you will get paid to tutor

Disability Services

  • Register with an Advocate to receive assistance
  • Develop an individual plan for services that will include accommodations in testing and instruction
  • The Advocate will work in partnership with the student and faculty

Testing

  • ALEKS, Accuplacer, CLEP, Pesticide, Online, Make-Up, NCRC, PAN Testing, Keyboarding, Correspondence
  • Remediation: one on one recommendations on remedial course work
  • Retesting Strategies
  • Technology: Smarthinking, TextHelp-Read and Write Gold, Khan Academy, Turn it In, Live Text, Ecollege and many more

Retention Services

  • Academic coaching and transfer assistance
  • Assistance addressing social and personal challenges while attending SCC
  • Provide Community Resources and Referrals
  • Advocate for student success

How can I reach a student advocate?

Angela Mickelson
amickelson@scciowa.edu
(319) 208-5167

West Burlington campus (Room 213) 
Keokuk campus (Room 206) 

 

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