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Frequently Asked Questions

What services are available?

Study skills instruction is available in many different areas. Please refer to the main Academic Skills page for the different areas.

What are your hours?

Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Mon. – Fri.) and also by appointment.

Who is eligible to receive study skills instruction?

Study skills and academic enhancements programs are open to all Susquehanna students at any time during their college career.

Is there a fee for services?

There is no cost to enrolled Susquehanna University students.

How can a student receive individual assistance?

Any student can make an appointment with the academic specialist by calling (570) 372-4488 or emailing wesneski@susqu.edu. A student can also come to the office located in Fisher Hall, 2nd floor.

What if I need assistance with a certain subject?

Often, the underlying cause of struggle in a particular class is weak study skills. We will assist with study skills first and then, if needed, recommend a subject-based tutor.

How long do meetings and/or appointments last?

Depending on what you need to discuss, the length of an appointment will vary for each individual and last as long as you need it to. The average length of a meeting is 15– 20 minutes, but there is no set time limit.

Will anyone know I am seeking assistance with academic skills?

Depending on the situation, if faculty or staff members come to us with legitimate concerns about a particular student, we may talk with them. Instructors are usually supportive of students who seek assistance outside of class, but if you would prefer that we not reveal that you've sought our help with academic skills, please tell us and we will respect your wishes.

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