A Message from the Director
The Academic Support Center (ASC) is one of the offices within the Division of Academic Enrichment that provides quality academic services and programs that help you become an active and independent learner while pursuing your DSU degree. Our staff is actively engaged and committed to helping every student prepare, advance, and excel in their academic performance by offering the following:
- Credit-bearing Academic Enrichment Courses
- Tutorial Center and Drop-In Computer Lab
- Office of Student Accessibility Services
- Staying-On-Course Program
- Supplemental Instruction Program
- Quantitative Reasoning Center
- Drop-In Writing Studio
In addition, the ASC works with other offices within the Division to coordinate Summer Bridge programs to ensure a comprehensive first-year experience for freshmen. No matter where you are in the learning process, you can benefit from the variety of programs and services in the ASC. Visit the ASC, ask our staff questions, and let us help you realize your academic potential and success from freshmen year unto graduation!
Academic Support Center Staff
 Cindy Seto-Friel, Technical/Adjunct Coordinator
Main Office-Library Room 214
Courses include: Learning Strategies for Academic Success, Reading Lab, and University Seminar. For further information, click here .
Tutoring Center 
 Jackye Fountain, Coordinator
Library Room 206, Office-Library 206A
Students may sign up for a personal tutor for courses across the curriculum. Tutors will schedule appointments in the library at the convenience of the student. For further information, click here .
 Roberta C. Durrington, Student Accessibility Services Coordinator
Office-Library Room 218
Students with documented learning or physical disabilities may request reasonable accommodations to address their specific needs. Students, who are struggling with understanding coursework while demonstrating solid effort, may ask for a screening, consultation, and/or referral for an in-depth evaluation. Students with temporary disabilities may also apply for services. For further information, click here .
 Karen Robinson, Coordinator
Office-Library Room 213
Students on Academic Probation or Readmitted Suspension are required to participate in academic enrichment activities that promote their return to Academic Good Standing. For further information, click here .
 Kenneth Hunt, Coordinator
Office-Library Room 212A
Supplemental Instruction (SI) offers weekly study sessions to students taking "historically” difficult courses. SI participants meet with their leader and classmates outside of class to discuss challenging concepts and develop study strategies. They develop a better understanding of course content and learn how to effectively test themselves. For further information, click here .
Quantitative Reasoning Center
Sharon Smith, Ed.D., Instructional Specialist
Office-Library Room 209
The Quantitative Reasoning Workshop (QRW) uses resources designed to help individuals improve their ability to use numbers and mathematical concepts, solve real world problems, and strengthen their ability to analyze and use data in various ways.
The workshop will be held on Mondays and Tuesdays from 3:30 - 5:00p.m., in room 212 of the William C. Jason Library. Monday's lesson will be repeated on Tuesday, so attendance is necessary only one day a week. Please come to see if this workshop can be of assistance to you.
Drop-In Computer Lab 
 Jackye Fountain, Computer Specialist
Library Rooms 205 and 206, Office-Library Room 206A
Students are required to have a current pass code issued by the Academic Computing Office in order to gain access to computers. The Coordinator serves as a resource for technical assistance, information, and study sessions. For further information, click here .
 Jean Gilroy, Coordinator
Library Room 205, Office-Library Room 207
Students may drop in for assistance with any writing assignment across the curriculum. For further information, click here .