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Academic Support Center

The Academic Support Center serves the academic needs of all students by providing small-group support for large core courses; a Writing Center with trained, peer tutors; subject tutors for specified courses; specialized academic advising; workshops and one-on-one staff support for time management and study skills.

The ASC also sponsors other events on campus and is dedicated to helping students develop self-awareness as learners and investigate new strategies and techniques for effective academic performance. Professional staff members are available to assist all students with issues related to academic performance and learning disabilities that affect a student's general academic progress.

If you haven't visited the Academic Support Center before, please complete our Intake Form. You only need to complete this form once, but it will help us prepare to serve you well and make the most of our first meeting!


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The Academic Support Center offers a range of support resources to help and equip Gordon students academically, including one-to-one academic support with our academic counselors and workshops on a variety of topics.

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The Academic Support Center is the designated disabilities office on campus, working in conjunction with departments, offices, and faculty to deliver appropriate accommodations to qualified students.

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The ASC provides small-group tutoring with a trained peer tutor for a variety of courses, including most core classes and language classes.

pencil The Writing Center

Our office is home to Gordon’s Writing Center, where trained peer writing tutors meet with students about their papers and essays, guiding them at any point in the writing process, from brainstorming to final revision.

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The Academic Support Center meets with students whose first language is not English to help them adapt to American standards of academic discourse.

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The Academic Support Center offers two courses geared toward first-year Gordon students to support them academically and socially in their transition to Gordon.


Based on 2 Timothy 4:7 which reads, “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith,” Finish the Course (FTC) is a program of the Academic Support Center and offers finals support to students. Finals planning assistance, finals prep tips, extended Writing Center hours and general encouragement are available from our professional staff. To set up an appointment, students can just drop by the ASC front desk or contact the ASC at  or x4743. 

Other helpful resources:
Academic Support Pinterest page
Finals To-Go PDF

We are located on the 4th floor of Jenks Library in room 414.

P: 978 867 4743
F: 978 867 4675

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