Health Center: Learning Assistance
Br. Thomas Giumenta, CSC, the University's Learning Assistance Counselor, is available to assist students in developing learning strategies and skills. To schedule an appointment with Br. Thomas Giumenta, please refer to the side bar on the right.
Learning Assistance teaches students learning strategies and skills enabling them to become successful students and future professionals. Many students find the demands of college level academic work to be greater than anticipated and it is important for students to prepare themselves for the level of work required. Students work with the learning assistance counselor to develop and refine the skills and tools necessary to best meet the student’s needs. You can also find useful learning strategies tools by clicking here.
Common reasons for making an appointment with Learning Assistance include:
- Interest in improving learning skills to be more successful
- Improving time management and prioritizing assignments
- Poor grades on exams
- Overdue assignments
- Test anxiety
- Overwhelmed by study workload
- Difficulty with textbook readings and note-taking
Assistance is available for:
- Reading and comprehension strategies
- Study strategies
- Time management
- Learning and Remembering strategies
Individual appointments are available free of charge.
Learning Assistance Counseling is located in Buckley Center 163 and is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please refer to the sidebar at the right of this page.