Academic Center for Excellence
The end of the Fall 2022 semester is quickly approaching. But with that comes studying, exams, and stress! The Academic Center for Excellence is a university learning center, focused on helping students develop the study skills and success habits that are necessary in a large research university. They provide an academic environment that inspires students to excel and to use all the resources available to them, including tutoring, study spaces, personal academic consultations (PAC), workshops, and much more!
The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), located in the William-Johnston Building, is Florida State’s learning center here to help students develop study skills and personal success habits that are necessary for today’s college student and valued by future employers. ACE offers a variety of resources and opportunities to provide an academic environment that inspires students to excel and use all the resources available to them.
Some examples of what study skills tutors can help in are:
- Strengthen time management skills
- Learn new study strategies
- Learn how to properly send emails to professors/teaching assistants
- Incorporate good note taking skills into your classes
- Create a weekly schedule to help you balance and keep track of your class work, as well as your other responsibilities
ACE also offers students the opportunity to meet one-on-one with an ACE instructor to review and make improvements to their study and personal success habits. These meetings are free and involve assessing a student’s need and developing a plan of action for the student to reach their academic goals. Topics that could be covered are: time management, learning styles and memory, reading strategies, and general study skills.
Please encourage your student(s) to utilize these fantastic resources on campus. There is no cost for students.