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Academic Success Center

UMBC’s Academic Success Center (ASC) provides a range of resources to support students as they progress toward degree completion. They will continue to offer all of their services online. The ASC has created a specialized set of Online Learning Resources. If you have a question, please contact us at academicsuccess@umbc.edu.

Academic Support Services


Tutoring appointments for most 1st and 2nd year courses.

Writing Center: appointments to work on a writing assignment for any course.

Make a tutoring or Writing Center appointment: Here are instructions on how to schedule tutoring.

SI PASS: Supplemental Instruction (SI)/ Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) in traditionally difficult academic courses, providing regularly scheduled, out-of-class review sessions, happening in Blackboard Collaborate inside your existing Blackboard course.

Academic Success Meetings: Schedule a one-on-one virtual meeting with an Academic Success Center professional who can help you with time management, study skills, and accessing campus resources.

Academic Advocates: Advocates work one-on-one with students who need support navigating academic and institutional challenges, no matter how complex the concerns (i.e., personal, academic, or financial)