Syllabus Statement

Sample Statement: Learning Center: Academic Support, English Language Learning and Disability Accommodations

[The last two paragraphs are encouraged but optional for your syllabus. However, we ask that at minimum, you include the Disability Support Statement (first paragraph).]

The Learning Center coordinates accommodations for students with diagnosed disabilities. At the beginning of the semester, students should contact the Learning Center (ext. 2595) to make arrangements for securing appropriate accommodations.  Although the Learning Center will notify professors of students with documented disabilities and the approved accommodations, students are encouraged to speak with professors during the first week of each semester.  If a student does not request accommodations or does not provide documentation to the Learning Center, faculty are under no obligation to provide accommodations.

The Learning Center offers a variety of academic support services, programs and 1:1 meetings to all students. Popular areas of support include time management techniques, class preparation tips, and test taking strategies. In addition, the Learning Center coordinates peer-tutoring for several academic departments. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment at the APEX front desk or visit the Learning Center Website for additional options.

An additional support that the Learning Center offers is English Language Learning. Students can receive instruction or support with English grammar, sentence structure, writing, reading comprehension, reading speed, vocabulary, listening comprehension, speaking fluency, pronunciation, and American culture through 1:1 meetings with the Learning Center staff, ELL Peer Tutoring, ELL Writing Studio courses, and other programming offered throughout the year. Students seeking ELL support are encouraged to visit the APEX front desk.