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Student Success Center

Student Success Center

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Alpena Community College students can come to The Student Success Center for the help they need to succeed! All services are FREE!

Student Success Center LocationsAlpena Campus:
Van Lare Hall 101
Fall & Spring Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday — 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday — 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
Summer Semester Hours
Monday - Friday — 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Oscoda Campus:
Room 206
The Oscoda Student Success Center does not have regularly scheduled hours during the Summer Semester. If you need to use these services, please contact Cora at 989.358.7295 or dykesc@alpenacc.edu.

*Reduced hours May-August and during scheduled college breaks.

Services for Students

The Student Success Center Offers:

    • Students can schedule 3 hours of one-on-one tutoring per week for every class
    • Fill out an application today!
  • Free Proofreading Services
    • Tutors can proofread papers for MLA/APA formatting, grammar, punctuation, content, and flow
  • FREE WORKSHOPS on: Study skills, note-taking, testing techniques, APA & MLA formatting, scholarship searches, resume, cover letter & interview techniques, scheduling the right classes for your degree, and more!
  • Math solution manuals and foot pedals for machine transcription
  • 10 computers with FREE printing for academic purposes and wireless internet
  • large tables for tutoring and studying
  • Referrals to other ACC services
  • Online tutoring is available 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. at brainfuse, www.alpenalibrary.org
  • Tutoring Services
  • Become a Tutor


Did you know that the Student Success Center offers FREE workshops for ACC students?  Students can either attend a workshop or stop by the Student Success Center in VLH 101 for some one-on-one help! 

Join us for these relaxed, informative workshops that will prepare you to handle common student challenges—and lead you to greater success!

Spring 2024 Workshops
All workshops are FREE for students and will take place at 3:00 p.m. in VLH 123. 
Thursday, March 14 - Effective Note-Taking Strategies - CANCELLED
Thursday, April 11 - Procrastination
Thursday, April 18 - Time Management
Tuesday, April 30 - Test-Taking Anxiety

Student Success Strategies

Basics of MLA/APA

What Class Next…??

Time Management

Managing Stress & Test Anxiety

Preparing for Finals

Workshop Recordings: Previous Semesters

Cover Letters



Study Skills & Writing Help
If you need help with study skills or writing a paper, the Student Success Center is the place to go! Call or stop by and they will set up a time to assist you.

Helpful Links:
Citation Helpers (MLA, APA, and Others) - ACC Library Resource
Purdue - OWL Handouts in Outline Form
William Strunk, Jr. - Elements of Style

Disability Services
Americans with Disabilities Act
Alpena Community College policies and practices for admission, employment, and activities comply with requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title II of the Americans with Disability Act of 1990; ACC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability. For more information, contact the Title IX, Section 504, the Age Discrimination Act, and Title II coordinator: Melissa Guy, VLH 102, 989.358.7211.

Requesting Disability Services

It is important to understand that in the post-secondary learning environment, a potential student must establish that they are otherwise qualified by meeting the academic and technical standards required for admission. Services to accommodate a disability cannot alter the content of a class.

Prior to requesting Disability Services at Alpena Community College (ACC), an individual must:

  • Be officially admitted to ACC
  • Complete placement-testing requirements

After completing the above requirements, an individual requesting Disability Services must:

More detailed information about ACC’s Disability Services policies and procedures is available in the Access for Students with Disabilities publication: Students With Disabilities

For more information on your rights and responsibilities as you prepare for post-secondary education, visit http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/transition.html.