We provide no-fee services including PEER TUTORING, LEARNING STRATEGY WORKSHOPS AND TESTING CENTER SUPPORT, and ACCESSIBILITY, ACCOMMODATIONS, and DISABILITY SERVICES. The Center also provides a fee-based First-Year Academic Studies program.

We offer INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS to review study strategies, planning/organization methods, and understanding or breaking down larger assignments. Put an appointment on one of our calendars by USING THE LINKS BELOW..


Academic Skills Center
Mulligan Physical Science Center, Room M94
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. 鈥 4:00 p.m.
(570) 208-5841

Portrait photo of Sheri Yech in professional attire.

Mrs. Sheri Yech
Director and Tutoring Coordinator
(570) 208-5823

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Dr. Melissa Ciocco
Associate Director and Disability Services Coordinator
(570) 208-5800

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Mrs. Dawn Shedlarski
Learning Specialist/First-year Academic Studies Coordinator
(570) 208-8087

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Ms. Susan Urban
Administrative Specialist/ Testing Center
(570) 208-5841

The mission of the Academic Skills Center is to create an opportunity for students to enhance active learning, increase retention, and develop overall academic and personal strategies by providing individualized attention to develop life-long learners. The goal of our services is to maximize a person鈥檚 educational potential while supporting independence and advocacy skills.

We are committed to student success by:

  • Fostering a welcoming and respectful environment for all
  • Coordinating tutoring, workshops, and academic support
  • Assisting students throughout their transition to the college community
  • Providing sessions with learning strategies professionals
  • Empowering students in their own academic and personal development
  • Supporting student accessibility and accommodation
  • Collaborating with faculty on best practices, accessibility, and universal design of instruction