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Academic Support Center

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Free tutoring is available to Shepherd students to help you master a subject, prepare for an exam, or fine-tune a writing assignment. Schedule a session with a peer tutor, or access virtual tutoring support at any time through Tutor.com in Brightspace. Click the buttons below for more information.

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This video explains how to connect with an online tutor and access tutor.com through your Shepherd Brightspace account.

This video explains how to upload a paper to Tutor.com in Brightspace and receive feedback on a writing assignment. We encourage you to also meet with a Shepherd peer tutor to get in-person support and feedback on writing assignments.

Academic Support Center Mission Statement

The Academic Support Center (ASC) provides support for students of all abilities and is committed to helping them reach their academic potential through peer tutoring and academic coaching. We help students build self-advocacy and self-awareness skills, leading them to academic success.

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Emily Gross, M.A. Missy Welsh
Director Administrative Assistant
egross@shepherd.edu mwelsh@shepherd.edu
Scarborough Library Room 102D Scarborough Library Room 103

 Scarborough Room 103 

 Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm 

(304) 876-5221