Academics

Student Success Center

The Student Success Center (SSC) provides tutoring, academic coaching, writing help, and support for career development (e.g., resumes, interview help, etc.).

Our Services

For FREE, the SSC offers:

  1. Individual and group study spaces 
  2. A computer lab with access to the Internet and a printer
  3. A lounge area to relax, unwind, or study
  4. Tutoring sessions hosted by trained tutors to help you with all courses offered at Bellin College (including the skills lab)
  5. A “Genius Bar” where some faculty hold office hours and where workshops are held
  6. A large presentation screen to practice speeches and presentations with audio and video equipment
  7. Job interview practice
  8. One-on-one feedback on your writing at any stage of the writing process
  9. A large number of handouts and guides to help you with your assignments
  10. Several workshops on stress management, citation guidelines, study skills, resumes, cover letters, and general writing principles offered each year. We also offer some fun events to help reduce stress around midterm and finals week.
    • Stop by the SSC to see what big events are upcoming this semester
  11. An online Canvas portal with numerous resources and handouts.
  12. And more!
Tutoring Requests

Tutoring in the SSC

The Student Success Center provides face-to-face, appointment-based tutoring on a first-come, first-serve basis. Appointments are prioritized above walk-in sessions. All appointments are scheduled via MYWCONLINE, and all tutoring appointments take place in the SSC (Room 201).

Students with a MYWCONLINE login 

Schedule an appointment

If this is your first time requesting a tutor, you will need to register in the system. Follow the quick and easy steps listed below:

  1. Select “Register for an account” near the top of the page.
  2. Complete the “New Account” form. Be sure to use your Bellin College email address.
  3. Select “Register” at the bottom of the form
  4. Congratulations! You have successfully registered for MYWCONLINE and may begin scheduling tutorials.

Now, to find the tutor you want to work with:

  1. Find an available timeslot (in white) on the schedule next to the tutor you would like to work with and click the white space (if you need help using the software, stop in the SSC at any time for assistance).
  2. Complete all required fields in the short form so your tutor knows how to help you best.
  3. Your tutor will then be notified that you would like to meet them at this time in the SSC (Room 201).

If you are unsure of who you would like as a tutor or would prefer to signup for a tutor in person, please complete the New Tutor Request Form and bring the completed form to the SSC in Room 201. Dr. Sprague will then work with faculty and students on campus to find you a tutor that meets your request.

If you have any issues with MYWCONLINE, stop in the SSC or call at (920) 433-6662.

Writing Mentor

It is very common for students to have some difficulty completing writing assignments. Dr. Adam Sprague, Student Success Coordinator and Assistant Professor of English at Bellin College, is able to help you with any writing project by serving as Bellin College’s writing mentor. Whether you are seeking help with grammar, format, or organizing your ideas, Dr. Sprague can assist.

To learn more, contact:

Dr. Adam Sprague
Student Success Coordinator & Assistant Professor of English
(920) 433-6667
adam.sprague@bellincollege.edu
Office(s):  237
                        Student Success Center (201)

Personnel

Photo of Dr. Adam Sprague; Student Success Center Coordinator and Assistant Professor of English
Dr. Adam Sprague
Student Success Center Coordinator
adam.sprague@bellincollege.edu
920-433-6667

Dr. Sprague serves as the Coordinator of the Student Success Center. He is available for writing help, including help with essays, resumes, and cover letters. Additionally, Dr. Sprague is able to assist you with general study skills, time management strategies, and stress/anxiety reduction techniques. He is also able to find you a peer tutor for any course you may want additional assistance with during your entire stay at Bellin College. With over 7 years of tutoring experience, Adam is passionate about the tutoring process and will do all he can to make sure you achieve your personal goals. Adam holds all of his office hours in the SSC Monday through Friday, so please do not hesitate to drop in for help. Adam also teaches Composition and Professional Writing (EN 115) as well as Health Communication (CM 100) at Bellin College.

Casey Rentmeester
Dr. Casey Rentmeester
Director of General Education
casey.rentmeester@bellincollege.edu
920-4334308

Dr. Rentmeester serves as a faculty mentor in the Student Success Center. He is available for writing help and academic coaching, including help with study skills, time management, and test-taking strategies. Dr. Rentmeester teaches all the philosophy classes at Bellin College and also teaches the Student Success course (SS 101). He holds office hours in the SSC and is deeply committed to cultivating excellence in his students.

Hours

Located in Room 201, the SSC is open whenever the college is open, and it is staffed with faculty and student workers Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. during Fall and Spring semesters.

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