Snead State Academic Success Center

Programs and services offered at the Academic Success Center are designed to enhance learning skills and help students succeed. Academic success services are available to ALL Snead State students through the ASC! The ASC is open Monday - Thursday from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. and on Fridays from 8 a.m. - noon. For more information, please contact Rachel Green, Coordinator of Career Advising and Tutoring, at rgreen@snead.edu or call 256-840-4151. The ASC provides support services that are designed to improve academic performance. Services and programs are provided to help students:
  • Succeed in SSCC courses.
  • Improve study techniques.
  • Improve testing skills.
  • Improve interview skills.
  • Improve time management.
  • Improve reading proficiency.

One-On-One Tutoring

One-on-one tutoring is available by appointment to students who would like individual help with the following courses:

  • ENG 093
  • ENG 101
  • BIO 103
  • MTH 091
  • MTH 098
  • MTH 100
  • MTH 112
  • MTH 113
  • MTH 125
  • MTH 231
  • BUS 231
  • BUS 232
  • BUS 241
Individual tutoring in other courses is available upon request. Appointments can be scheduled through Starfish Retention Solutions in the Courses I’m Taking section of the Home tab.  For more  information on Starfish, please review this Getting Started Guide.

Small and Large Group Tutoring

Small and large group tutoring is available to students in select courses. Sessions are peer led and are structured to give students more individual attention.

Online Tutoring

Online tutoring is offered to students in a variety of courses through the following programs:

  • Khan Academy
  • Blackboard Student Class
  • Smarthinking
  • FaceTime
  • Skype

Student Success Workshops

Student success workshops are offered to help students improve and build skill sets they need to be academically successful. Staff can also provide learning style and career assessments to students on an individual basis. Workshops offered typically include:

  • Study Skills
  • Studentship
  • Classroom Etiquette
  • Blackboard Orientation
  • Test Taking Skills
  • Note Taking Skills
  • College Knowledge
  • Resume Building
  • Interview Preparation
  • Time Management
  • Reading Comprehension

Learning Resource Lab

The Learning Resource Lab provides students with access to materials and resources, such as the computer lab, online tutoring, syllabi and review materials for select courses.

Commitment to Success

Snead State Community College is committed to student success by implementing a Quality Enhancement Plan, which is a compliance component for accreditation with SACS-COC. The plan drives the college's academic services for students, so that students make the most of their experiences at Snead State and are prepared for the next step in continuing their education or joining the workforce.