Writing Center writing consultations are usually 45 minutes. Our goal is to help students in the writing process and as such we usually focus on two or three areas of opportunity in their work.
Walk in or schedule an appointment in the Writing Center on the 2nd floor of the library, call (502) 873-4494, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also submit your work online in advance, or receive feedback via email.
Writing consultants in the Writing Center:
Academic Commons research consultations are usually 45 minutes and aim to help undergraduates, graduates, and faculty in any stage of the research process.
Research consultants in the Academic Commons can help with:
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For questions or to schedule an appointment, call (502) 873-4168 or email email@example.com.
The goal of the Math Lab is to:
We are currently developing a peer tutoring program in the Academic Commons. If you would like to be matched with a tutor, please visit the Academic Commons desk or email Anita Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is Study Hall?
Study Hall is a block of time that students can drop in to the Academic Commons and work on their classwork, as well as get assistance from Academic Support staff (librarians, writing specialists, tutors, and more!), and work collaboratively with other students from their classes.
The Academic Commons and Math Lab also offer tutoring and help in test prep for a variety of tests including the Accuplacer, TEAS, Praxis, and ETS Proficiency Profile. Here are some steps/questions to think about when visiting the Academic Commons for test help:
Accuplacer Study Guide:
The Accuplacer Exam tests your knowledge in mathematics and is taken by students to determine which math class is the best fit for their skill level. Students may take the Accuplacer exam up to two times with at least one month between testing. Calculators are not permitted on this exam.
TEAS Study Guide:
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam is part of the criteria used to determine admittance into the School of Nursing. This is a computerized test covering reading, math, science, and English language/usage. Calculators are not permitted on this test.
ETS Proficiency Profile
The Educational Testing Service (ETS) Proficiency Profile assesses four core skill areas — reading, writing, mathematics and critical thinking — in a single, convenient test that to assess general education outcomes. Spalding University students take the ETSPP.
Accessibility Services is located in LIB 315 on the third floor of the library and provides assistance with any and all accessibility accommodations. While the most used accommodations are extended testing time and private/quiet testing rooms, additional accommodations may be implemented.
For questions and to request services, contact Kelly Cogar, Director of Accessibility Services, call (315)502-873-4161, or email email@example.com.
Study Rooms are located on the lower level, first, and second floors of the library. Small study rooms on the lower level and second floor, as well as The Edith Stein Room (larger group space - LIB 107) can be reserved in advance.
Collaborative technology suites are available on a first come first served basis and are located on the first floor of the library. Each room has a 55” LED displays and whiteboards that seat 6-8 people. HDMI cables, remote controls, and other equipment for the displays can be checked out at the Information Desk for a 2 hour period using your student ID.
The Academic Commons is located on the second floor of the library and offers a variety of individual and group study spaces in close proximity to peer tutors. LIB 212 on the second floor is a designated quiet study room.