What Is Academic Coaching?

Academic Standards Coaches are trained and certified by Gallup and JST Coaching and follow the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Code of Ethics and Core Competencies

What Do Students Have To Say About Coaching?...





An Academic Coach IS...

A thought-provoker and action-catalyst.

An equal partner in the coaching process.

A facilitator of exploration, goal-setting, and action-planning.

An advocate for student empowerment through support and structure.

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An Academic Coach is NOT...

An academic advisor.

A tutor.

A therapist.

Your parents.

An opinion-giver and problem-solver.

Most Students Participating in Academic Coaching...

  • Increase their GPA by one full point or more!
  • Are more likely to persist, and are more likely to be attending college one year after coaching has ended.

Who Can Benefit From Academic Coaching?

  • Students returning from Suspension or Dismissal are required to meet with an academic coach during their return semester.
  • Students on any level of Academic Standards standings (e.g., AW, AP, CP) are welcome!

Ready to Get Started?

Do you feel like you need a one-on-one partnership to work on academic strategies and habits, school/life balance, and self-insight?

Do you feel like you need help identifying your learning challenges and utilizing resources to become an active and independent learner?

Do you feel like you need a certified peer tutor to focus more on a specific course or subject?