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Drake Center for Academic Support

The Drake Center for Academic Support is here for you! Staffed by friendly professionals, we offer a variety of services, face to face, and virtual. Did you know that more than 50 percent of our students access our services? This is because Drake Academic Support is a great supplement to your overall academic experience.

We hope you include us in your academic routines.

Explore the Drake Center for Academic Support

What can we do? We can help you:

  • Organize and plan your time
  • Understand and respond to reading
  • Organize and produce writing
  • Prepare for tests, projects, or presentations
  • Discover and use Assistive and Educational Technology

The Drake Center for Academic Support is located in the Lewis Academic Building on the 1st floor.

Academic Support Hours

The Drake Center is open:

  • Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, 4 – 8 p.m.

Drake Center appointments can be scheduled by either:

  • Visiting the front desk in the Drake Center
  • Emailing [email protected]
  • Scheduling online in SharkNet (by selecting the “Drake Center Appointment” button, underneath the Canvas icon)

Types of Academic Support available at Landmark College:

  • One-on-one sessions of 50 minutes per day with professional staff.

    Support with:

    • All aspects of writing
    • Organizing time and materials
    • Active reading/volume reading
    • Critical thinking/reading
    • Note-taking/revision
    • Test preparation/taking
    • Strategizing for academic success
  • The Drake Center for Academic Support offers:

    • Assistance with accessibility features in the Microsoft Office suite
    • Support with Kurzweil text-to-speech
    • Support with Dragon Naturally Speaking speech-to-text
    • One-on-one support with applications that support time management, active reading, research skills, and test preparation
  • Students often find that relying on a scheduled study time is important. Study support sessions offer a small-group setting where students can work quietly with the option of setting small goals for work completion with check-ins to help increase focus and production. This support is guided by professional staff.

  • Through individual meetings, our trained advisors and professional staff work with students to establish academic goals.

    Students who benefit from additional support with executive functioning receive support in initiating, activating, prioritizing, planning, and executing tasks.

    Coaching is part of the Advising process, and can also be supplemented through additional appointments in the Drake Center.

  • The Drake Center offers synchronous online academic support using Microsoft Teams. When scheduling appointments students have the option to request a virtual appointment during regularly scheduled hours.

    This service is available to both residential and online students.

  • In addition to office hour appointments with individual faculty members, students are encouraged to access science support by appointment in the Drake Center.

    Support and instruction is available for all science-specific needs, including:

    • Writing lab reports
    • Textbook study
    • Vocabulary building techniques
    • Scientific writing
  • Math support is offered by appointment in the Drake Center, and can be scheduled online, or by contacting the Drake Center. Math support is provided by math faculty and Drake Center support staff.

  • Drop-in support is offered for students who need day-of support. Students will often have access to staff one-on-one during drop-in hours, but they may need to share time with other students. If multiple students show up for drop-in hours, staff will move between students, offering 1:1 support in a rotation. Drop-in hours vary semester-to-semester.


For more information about Academic Support at Landmark College, contact

Anna Habib
Director of Academic Support & Placement
[email protected]

Or call The Drake Center front desk during open hours at 802-387-6839

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