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Peer mentors, tutors, and supplemental instruction leaders provide student-student academic support through the Academic Resource Hub. It also houses Accessibility Services, which provides a strong support system and removes barriers for students, faculty and staff with disabilities.
Writing is a key part of our culture and curriculum and we integrate it into courses across all disciplines. The College Writing Program (CWP) trains and employs select students as Writing Associates (WAs) to help other students improve their writing through thoughtful and constructive feedback.
The staff and class deans mentor and provide guidance to students in all areas of their academic development. The office also provides support for student interest in careers in law and the health professions and works with students to pursue prestigious undergraduate and post-graduate fellowships and awards, such as Fulbright and Goldwater scholarships.
Information Technology Services (ITS) staff maintain the robust and dependable network and computing environments that enhance teaching, learning, and research. Hardware repairs are available for many student-owned systems, and help-desk support is available 24/7 to all students. Students can also drop by the Tech Lounge in the basement of Pardee Hall to speak with a Tech Concierge.
ITS also offer a variety of workshops for integrating technology into courses, finding resources to enhance a project and using technology effectively.
Skillman and Kirby libraries do more than provide spaces to study and collaborate with classmates. They also offer a wide range of services designed to support educational and research pursuits.
Librarians give guidance to students throughout their Lafayette careers. First-year students receive a basic introduction to library resources in their First-Year Seminars, and librarians regularly meet with classes in all disciplines to provide more advanced instruction in library research. Reference assistance—in person as well as via phone, email, and IM—is available to you on weekdays, most evenings, and Sundays. You may also schedule appointments with librarians for extended consultations about your research projects.