Welcome to the Academic Support Services website! We are a team of dedicated upper-level students (juniors, seniors, and medical students), led by Dean Julie Lee, who aim to provide our student peers with academic coaching, drop-in advising, workshops, resources, and more to support their academic journeys and personal well being. Our services rely on an anti-racist and inclusive academic support model.
If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].
Services and Programs We Offer
An Academic Coach is a trained junior, senior, or graduate student who is eager to help support you along your academic journey. Coaches meet on a weekly basis with students to provide holistic support and promote personal well-being in the context of academic and co-curricular success. If you are interested in one-on-one coaching, please check out the Academic Coaching section or follow these instructions for requesting a coach.
Each semester, coaches are available for short-term, one on one support at designated Drop-in Hours. Students have the opportunity to attend Drop-in Hours to manage upcoming assignments, exams, and activities in the weeks leading up to midterms, finals, and other high-volume points of the semester.
Academic Coaches host informative workshops throughout the semester to support students in stress management, planning, and study skills. These workshops are highly interactive, allowing students to ask questions and put study strategies into practice.
Academic Support Services’ biweekly newsletter contains important dates, reminders, events, and study strategies to help students navigate the semester. We include relevant tips and resources that reinforce the support from our workshops and Google Classroom. Subscribe to the newsletter to receive at-a-glance updates from our office.
Academic Support Services has created a variety of resources--recorded workshops, scheduling guides and templates, self-assessments, and more--available via Google Classroom. These tools are designed to support your learning and overall well-being. To access our Google Classroom, please sign up here.
Academic Support Services recently launched an Instagram account! Follow us @brownacademicsupport to stay up to date on the latest events and access unique content from our academic coaching team, including study tips and resource highlights.