Center for Student Success Resources

ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES

Contact us at AcademicSupport@Houghton.edu

 

Be Successful in your Online Classes

STUDY SKILLS SELF-ASSESSMENTS

Each assessment takes about five minutes to complete. You will immediately see your score along with recommendations.

Need a Tutor?

Listed below are the spring 2020 online help sessions. To join one of these help sessions please contact the tutor listed under each help session for information on how to connect.

If you need help in a class you don’t see listed, please contact Deborah Young (deborah.young@houghton.edu) to request a tutor. In your request, answer these questions:

  • How many classes have you missed, if any?
  • Are you caught up on your class assignments?
  • Have you talked with your professor about your struggles?

The deadline for requesting a tutor is Wednesday, April 15th, 2020. 

Available Help Sessions:

 

 

COUNSELING SERVICES

Change is hard and this unexpected change has be particularly challenging for all of us.  The Counseling Center recognizes this struggle and has put together some resources that may be helpful to you….so take a look below for some useful pages, tips and suggestions. 


Please remember, the Counseling Center is open and here to support students during this time so don’t hesitate to contact us if we can be of assistance to you during this time. Contact us at CounselingServices@Houghton.edu

Improve Your Mental Health

5 Tips for Wellness

 

Apps:

Downdog Yoga

"Select your time, level, focus, voice, and music, and Down Dog creates a unique, personalized yoga practice every time."

Click here to go to the app

Headspace

"Includes a 10-day beginner’s course that guides you through the essentials of meditation and mindfulness. It’ll give you a solid foundation to build your practice on."

Click here to go to the app

Calm App

"Enjoy this curation of meditations, sleep stories, music and more, all hand-picked to support your mental and emotional wellness through this time."

Click here to go to the app

Articles:

Mental Health in a Time of Pandemic

Read the article here

Astronauts Share Insightful Tips On Self-Isolation During Coronavirus Pandemic

Read the article here

15 Non-Cheesy Mantras That Will Immediately Boost Your Confidence

Read the article here

The Office of Vocation and Calling

We are still available for appointments!

Sign up for an appointment with a Vocation and Calling Counselor through Handshake. Visit the Handshake log in page, and use your Houghton College username and password to log in.

Make an appointment by clicking on Career Center and choosing Appointments in the top right corner of your profile.

Contact us at VOCA@Houghton.edu

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How to Make a Good Impression in a Virtual Job Interview

Follow this guide to prep and perfect your video interview skills.

Read the article here

How to Impress Employers at Virtual Events

Make the most of virtual employer events on Handshake—before, during, and after.

Read the article here

Writing Center

 

The Writing Center is eager to be of assistance!

Click here to see our schedule and to sign up for an appointment.