Need Some Academic Assistance?

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Trine Cares
At Trine University, we want all of our students to excel academically. We offer a wide range of services, such as study groups and one-on-one assistance, that are designed to help assure that every student is an academic success.

Links below provide you with information regarding the variety of services that can be found in the Academic Success Center at Trine University. Don't be afraid to ASC!  Additional links will take you to online assistance in a variety of different college courses.

Writing Center

The Trine Writing Center offers students assistance with writing, as well as help in using computers for research or composition of a paper. The Writing Center is located on the first floor of the LINK in the Rick L. & Vicki L. James University Center.

Study Sessions

The Office of Student Affairs provides study session leaders in a variety of areas. While some courses are set up with study sessions every semester, students may request that a study session be created for any course. 

Math Help Sessions

The Trine math faculty offer math help sessions. Students have access to an array of study groups which are formed and run by Trine students. Students are also encouraged to schedule personal appointments with individual faculty members.

Parent and Family Support and Parent Newsletter

Through the office of student success and retention, we provide an extensive network of support services.

Accessibility and Accommodations

For Trine students in need of accessibility services or information about ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and Section 504 (of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973), please visit our Accessibility and Accommodations page.

Assistance in purchasing textbooks

Through the office of student success and retention, please fill out this form if you are having issues financially and do not have the ability currently to purchase a textbook.

Questions? We would like to connect with you!

Cisco Ortiz, MS
Vice President for Student Affairs
Academic Success Center
Rick L. & Vicki L. James University Center
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Deborah McHenry
Executive Director of Student Affairs
Student and Parent Advocate
Academic Success Center
Rick L. & Vicki L. James University Center
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Nicole Kibiloski
Director of Accessibility Services 
ADA/Section 504 Coordinator
Academic Success Center
Rick L. & Vicki L. James University Center
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Jeremy Howard, MSL
Director of Student Engagement
Program Coordinator, IGNITE & SURGE
Supervisor, Peer Study Sessions
Academic Success Center
Rick L. & Vicki L. James University Center
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Janelle Pulczinski, Ph.D.
Director, Writing Center
Assistant Professor
Department of Humanities and Communication
University Center - LINK
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