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Learning Disability Services

 

 

Peer advisors are for study skill support only, not content area tutoring. Students will be accepted into the fee-for-service level on a first come first served basis up to the first 70 studentts that apply.

 Peer Advisor Student Services; This is available to all students with appropriate documentation.

We cannot require anyone to choose a particular level, however we strongly recommend students currently enrolled to sign up for Level 1 if they have less than a 2.50 QPA.

FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
BASIC SERVICE

1. Assistance in arranging academic accommodations including alternate test arrangements.
2. Priority scheduling of classes (after the first semester).
3. Consultation with staff.
4. Alternate textbook format (initiated by student with proper documentation to support need)
5. No fee for this level.

LEVEL 1

1. Supervised study sessions with a trained peer advisor 1 - 2 hours per day, 4 days per week with additional hours added dependent upon student academic progress (4 -10 hours per week).
2. Writing specialist's assistance for 1 - 2 hours per week (by appointment) upon recommendation of staff.
3. Required appointment every week with professional staff to review academic progress.
4. All of the services listed under Basic Service.
5. *Fee of $960.00 per semester. 

LEVEL 2

1. Peer advising on an hourly basis for a total of 45 hours per semester, not to exceed 6 hours for any single week, average 3 hours per week. (Additional hours may be arranged subject to advisor availability).
2. Writing specialist's assistance on an hourly basis 1 to 2 hours per week by arrangement with staff. *An hourly fee is charged for use of the writing specialist ($25.00 per hour)
3. Freshmen who choose Level 2 will be required to have contact with a staff member at least four times per semester.
4. All of the services listed under Basic Service.
5. * Fee of $360.00 per semester for 45 hours of peer mentoring.

*All fees are subject to change without notice.