In Memoriam

Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching is an opportunity to meet with a member of the Institute for Student Success staff to improve your performance in college. Together, you will identify barriers to your academic success and create a plan to overcome them.

Academic Coaching Learning Goals and Syllabus 

While participating in Academic Coaching, you will further develop skills in goal setting, time management, learning strategies, study skills, building a network of resources, test anxiety and resiliency. In the learning objective and links below, you’ll find all the resources to build the skills necessary to adjust and navigate college life at Ursinus.

Academic Coaching Syllabus

Setting SMART Goals

Time Management 

Growth Mindset and Developing Resiliency 

Test Anxiety 

Multiple Intelligences/ Learning Styles

Study Skills 

Should I see an Academic Coach or my Academic Adviser?

See an Academic Coach to find out more about… See your Academic Adviser to find out more about…
Staying Organized Dropping or adding a class
Balancing commitments Graduation requirements
Forming productive study habits Adding or changing your major
Using your strengths Your academic standing
Having accountability Understanding academic policies
Understanding your learning style Registering for classes
Connection to campus resources Connection campus resources