Harcum offers numerous support services to insure
that each student has the tools to succeed. Students bring the motivation and
desire for career possibilities. Harcum brings the academic support for student
Many colleges make the claim, but
Harcum really does offer small classes and faculty who are available both in
and out of the classroom to assist students in their academic endeavors.
Academic advising begins during the
admissions process and continues with the First Year Experience Coordinator
and then the program director until graduation.
The office of Educational Support Services
(ESS) recognizes each student’s individual learning style and provides an array
of resources and tutoring to help students improve in subjects that might be
giving them trouble or teach them basic study and test taking skills.
Supported by ESS, the Summer Advance program offers a select group of students the chance to attend
classes the summer before their first year to get extra help with completing
core requirements necessary for admission.
The Educational Success Center offers one-to-one and small group tutoring in most academic subject areas, including math, reading, English, and the sciences. The ESC also offers workshops, academic computer use, assistive technology, and computer-aided tutorials.
Disability Support Services provides assistive
technology for students with documented disabilities, as well as programs in
best study techniques and other aids for all students.
The English Language Academy offers
tutoring and support for international students and those students for whom
English is a second language.
The Office of Career &
Transfer Services provides career and technical training necessary to help students actualize their career goals. Such activities include: career assessments, workshops, resume writing and interviewing skills. Guidance and resources are also provided to students as they are considering transferring to a four-year college. It is the department’s goal to provide life skills for professional development, academic and career success.
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