Center for Opportunities, Resources, and Excellence
  • Academic Learning Services

    Center for Opportunities, Resources, and Excellence

Center for Opportunities, Resources, and Excellence (CORE) is committed to the persistence, performance, and graduation of every Aquinas student. We offer many resources and services free of charge to all Aquinas College students. Services we provide include: Accommodations, academic and transition support for ESL and Global Students, Peer Coaching, Peer Tutoring, Writing Center Consultation. CORE works to ensure equal access for students to explore cultural opportunities, utilize campus and community resources, and achieve academic excellence.

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Aquinas College is committed to inclusivity in the campus community and works to provide an accessible environment for all students. In concert with the Aquinas College mission, the Accessibility Services staff works to ensure equal access to all programs and services for students with disabilities. We promote self-advocacy in students as they pursue their goals.

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Peer Coaching:

Peer Coaches are trained to assist incoming students as they transition to the rigor of college academics. Academic themed workshops and social events are available throughout the academic year.

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Peer Tutoring Services:

We are committed to your academic growth and success. We hire and train highly qualified tutors to provide individual or small-group tutoring for most courses on a long-term or short-term basis.

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Student Support Services (SSS):

A federally funded academic support program designed to improve persistence, academic performance, and graduation of low income students, first generation in college students, and students with disabilities enrolled in postsecondary education.

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Writing Center:

Individual consultations are free for the entire AQ community of writers: students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Writing Center consultants are highly trained and prepared to consult on a variety of writing projects—academic, professional, and personal.—across disciplines and genres.