Student Services

 

Career and Professional Development

A Central College degree stands out. We’re here to equip you with all the tools and skills you need to feel confident in an interview and in the working world. Career and Professional Development equips you with the tools and skills you need to feel confident in an interview and in the working world when you’re ready to stand out.

We can help you:

  • Investigate major and career paths.
  • Get connected with internship and employment opportunities through Handshake and relationships with more than 500 local, regional and national employers.
  • Network with area business leaders and alumni.
  • Capitalize on and grow your professional and interpersonal skills.

We can’t wait to help you land that first internship or position right out of college!

 

Class Deans

Central College’s class deans are here to support students throughout their time at Central. Starting at orientation and continuing through graduation, class deans remain with their class for all four years of those students’ academic careers.

 

Counseling Services

Sometimes making the transition from high school to college can bring on new stressors you may not have ever encountered. Central College Counseling Services has full-time counselors on campus dedicated to helping you feel and be your best. This free service is available to all students, no matter what you may be going through.

 

Student Support Services

Student Support Services is designed to enhance academic skills, retain and graduate students and foster an institutional climate supportive of the success of first-generation, income-eligible and students with disabilities.

SSS offers academic tutoring, financial and economic literacy of students, mentoring, first-year transitional course and individualized coaching and more.

 

Students with Disabilities

Central College has an institutional commitment to provide equal educational opportunities for qualified students with disabilities in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations, including the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Central offers the coordination of classroom accommodations such as:

  • Notetakers
  • Extended time for tests
  • Testing assistance via a scribe or computer technology
  • Alternative testing environments
  • Computer use for testing and note-taking
  • Referrals to appropriate campus resources
  • Advocacy with campus personnel
  • Assessment of services needed

For more information, and to request academic accommodations, contact Central College’s Student Support Services team.

Mary Robertson

Accommodations Student Support Services Program Coordinator
robertsonm@central.edu
641-628-5349

 

Tutoring & Writing Hub

The Tutoring & Writing Hub provides free peer tutoring for all students who want to increase their skills in writing or with specific courses. Trained student tutors are chosen by professors and help large numbers of students each semester.

In addition to peer tutors, Supplemental Instruction sessions dedicated to individual courses are available to get some extra time reviewing material with your classmates.

Cyndi Boertje

Tutoring Coordinator
boertjec@central.edu
641-628-5364

 


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