The Office of Student Success

The place for Wells students to get the extra help they need to be successful students.

Whether you are struggling or simply want to fine-tune your learning strategies, the Student Success team can help you develop skills to become the best student you can be. Please email studentsuccess@wells.edu for more information.

Student Success

Student Support Services offers a wide variety of resources for students concerning academic, financial, or personal issues. You don't need to be struggling to set up an appointment to ensure your success. Here are some of the things Student Success can help with!

  • Study skills & time management
  • Goal setting
  • Stress and self-care
  • Interpersonal issues
  • Financial counseling
  • Academic counseling
  • Personal issues
  • Career counseling

You can contact our Student Success team via email at Studentsuccess@wells.edu

Tutors

Wells College is proud to offer FREE Tutoring to all students. There are two types of tutoring available, this includes peer tutoring and tutor.com. Peer tutoring is available in person and via zoom if requested. The location is determined by the tutor based on space availability and needs for the tutoring session. All tutoring requests can be submitted via email at tutoring@wells.edu.

Tutor.com is available to students 24 hours a day/7 days a week. This service is available through Moodle

Writing Center Tutors will provide assistance to students regarding paper writing and other elements of the writing process. Please stop by the writing center or email writingcenter@wells.edu for more information.

Accessibility Services

If you need special accommodations due to a disability, we can help. You're an expert on your own disability. While the college challenges students with disabilities to accept the freedom and responsibility of directing their own lives, we also believe that all students deserve the opportunity to succeed to the best of their abilities. The Coordinator of Disability Services can help students with disabilities exercise more control over their own education, increase their independence and self-determination and complete degree requirements.

The Office of Accessibilty & Learning Support offers assistance in setting up accommodations that allow students to fully participate in academic pursuits at Wells College. It is up to students to make their own decisions and to initiate actions that ultimately lead to success and enable them to contribute to, as well as share responsibility in, the Wells College community.

Policy and Procedure

To apply for disability accommodations, fill out the Disability Disclosure form. Then, submit the form and all documentation to the Coordinator of Accessibility & Learning Support.

Please click here for documentation guidelines. The Coordinator of Accessibility & Learning Support will contact you to set up an appointment to discuss reasonable accommodations.

What is a reasonable accommodation?

In the context of higher education, it is easier to define what is not reasonable and assume that if the accommodation needed does not clearly fall under those guidelines, it is probably reasonable! There are three kinds of accommodations that are not considered reasonable: (1) It is not a reasonable accommodation if making the accommodation or allowing participation poses a direct threat to the health or safety of others; (2) It is not a reasonable accommodation if making the accommodation means making a substantial change in an essential element of the curriculum (educational viewpoint) or a substantial alteration in the manner in which you provide your services; and (3) It is not a reasonable accommodation if it poses an undue financial or administrative burden.

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