The Office of Advising & Co-Curricular Programs has put together some information and resources that we hope will be helpful as we approach registration and the end of the semester.
The Class Deans will be offering Banner 9 Tutorial Drop-in Sessions in order to assist you in learning the platform and prepare for registration.
11/7 & 11/9
Session 1: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Session 2: 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Location: Scott Hall 104 – You can drop in at any point during the time block
Accessibility Services – Students will be receiving an email regarding Final Exam Proctoring requests at the Hub. Please consult with your faculty regarding how to access your exam accommodations for finals. The Hub will be available during the Final Exam period to proctor exams. If you and your faculty member decide that you need to utilize the Hub to proctor your exam, please submit a Final Exam Proctor Request. Accessibility Services will be utilizing spaces within Scott Hall for exam proctoring.
Academic Resource Hub – It’s not too late to strengthen your course knowledge by attending Supplemental Instruction or Mentored Study Groups. Sessions are facilitated weekly until December 8th. No sessions over Thanksgiving break. Students can find the resources associated with supported classes in TracCloud!
Become an academic leader and add to your experience at Lafayette! For consideration to be a Peer Educator or SI Leader for spring 2024, submit the Hub’s application. Positions will be filled throughout the month of November and December. Email email@example.com with any questions.
Health Professions- Are you considering a career in health professions? Our HP Advising team is here to support you! Get acquainted with all of the information at our website here. Advising appointments are a great way to get you started on your health professions journey. So don’t hesitate to come by our offices in 218 RISC (Prof. Nancy Waters, firstname.lastname@example.org) and 101 Scott Hall (Ms. Simona Glaus, email@example.com) or email us directly to schedule your advising session with us. Additionally, you can let us know about your interest in health professions by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will then add your name to our HP distribution list. This way you will be able to receive information about our HP programs, workshops, experiential opportunities tailored to health professions students, and more. You can access our programming information directly on our website at this link. We will be adding new programs as they become finalized.
Multi-language Learner Academic Support – The English for Academic Purposes Center will continue to provide academic support services for multi-language learners. Such services include workshops, ENG100 class, Conversation PARDner group chats, one-on-one English language tutoring sessions, the center’s Spaces site for language learning materials, etc.
This semester, the EAP Center is offering a new program called EAP First Year Institute, where we will be discussing topics including campus resources, academic writing and reading, U.S. classroom, ChatGPT, academic integrity, college academic technology tools, and cultural diversity. Here is a link to the program flyer.
Meanwhile, the online magazine Global Expressions: Writing Beyond the Mother Tongue is calling for paper submissions. The purpose of this magazine is to celebrate and recognize the multi-language writers at Lafayette College and develop intercultural communications within our community by showcasing the writings written by multi-language writers. This is a very good platform for you to publish your second language writings. Also, the 2023-24 writing contest is now accepting submissions. Click here to read more about the topics and requirements for this year’s contest. Contact the magazine editor, Julie Schramm at email@example.com if you have any questions!
Here are some useful resources that were recently added to the center’s website: Four-Year Academic Success Plan for International Students, a collection of useful technology tools and websites that are frequently used in the academic setting at Lafayette College, and a series of videos discussing areas that were mentioned by many international students as areas important but unfamiliar when they were adjusting to college life,
To learn more about the resources and programs provided by the EAP Center, please visit the center’s website: https://advising.lafayette.edu/eap/. You can also send emails to Tingting Kang at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a meeting or if you have any questions.
Scholarships & Fellowships Office – Make an appointment to meet with Dean Goldberg at email@example.com to learn about different scholarship and fellowship opportunities regardless of your class year. Additionally, we encourage you to check out our Office website and explore the myriad opportunities available. If you are a senior or recent graduate and are interested in applying for upcoming scholarships/fellowships, please be aware of rapidly approaching deadlines. Sophomores and Juniors: many opportunities have deadlines beginning in November, if you are interested please make an appointment with Dean Goldberg to find out more.
Student Academic Resources – Looking for a one-stop-spot for academic resources? You can find information regarding accessibility services, tutoring, advising/registration, healthy living, and more! Please bookmark this site, and share this information with your fellow classmates!
See you in a few weeks,