We realize that each of our students is different and that sometimes people learn in different ways. Many students may require academic support in order to accomplish their educational goals. With this in mind, we provide a host of services including accommodations for people with disabilities, free tutoring, access to computers and laptops, interlibrary loan program, research assistance, literacy workshops and instruction, and a mathematics enrichment center. We look forward to providing you with the services you need to make your college career a successful one!

Our mission is to promote student academic success by connecting them to our key services of Accommodations, Testing, and free walk-in or individual tutoring in the areas of:

  • Reading/Writing
  • Math (specific to any Richland class)
  • Biology/Chemistry
  • Other Subjects by Request

Other Services

  • Open Computer Center
  • Critical Thinking and Study Strategy Development
  • Study Groups Welcome

Academic Success Center Hours and Locations

Fall and Spring Semesters –  room S134

Monday – Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Evening Hours by appointment

Summer Semester – room S134
Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 Contact Information

Tutoring – room S134
(217) 875-7211, ext. 6379

Mathematics Enrichment Center – room S102
217 875-7211, ext. 6885

Accommodations – room S134
(217) 875-7211, ext. 6379

Testing – room N114
(217) 875-7211, ext. 6238

Academic Success Center Staff

Dr. Leanne Brooks, Director
(217) 875-7211, ext. 6362
Room S134

Dr. Priscilla Palmer, Testing Specialist
(217) 875-7211, ext. 6309
Room N112