Learning Assistance Programs is dedicated to creating an academic environment accessible for all students. Designed to enhance both academic and personal skills, Learning Assistance Programs provides direct support and services, online and in person, to help students achieve their educational goals.

Tutorial Services

University Tutorial Services is provided through Learning Assistance Programs and is nationally certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). Tutoring is available for enrolled University undergraduate students.

College Success Seminars

College Success Seminars are sponsored by Academic Support Centers to provide skills and information beneficial to students striving to get the most out of their college experience. The variety of subjects covered throughout the semester are focused on the tools students need to succeed that are not covered in the classroom.

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is provided through Learning Assistance Programs and is accredited by the International Center for Supplemental Instruction (ICSI). SI sessions are designed to assist students in increasing their understanding of course lectures, class readings, and mastering course concepts. Sessions are offered in selected courses each fall and spring semesters.

Student Support

Southeast offers multiple resources for students to receive support with educational needs, advising, counseling, and more. Get information about all services provided and find details on how Southeast can assist you.

Mission & Vision

The Mission of the Office of Learning Assistance Programs (LAP) is to provide services to enhance both academic and personal enrichment skills through a holistic approach. The office provides direct services and resources through in-person and online programming to assist students in developing their critical thinking skills and supporting their educational goals and attainment.

The Vision of the Office of Learning Assistance Programs (LAP) is to foster and develop an academic environment accessible and equitable to all, regardless of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender, age, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. Through the provision of services and programs both in-person and online, the Office of Learning Assistance Programs strives to develop and retain students at Southeast through:

  • Provision of programs that put student success at the center of focus;
  • Fostering a sense of personal responsibility and commitment to growth;
  • Development of transferable skills in and out of the academic setting; and 
  • Advocacy for at-risk students.

The goals of the Office of Learning Assistance Programs are as follows:

  • Help students become independent and active learners;
  • Foster independence, responsibility, and student success;
  • Promote critical thinking;
  • Focus on retention-based programming and services.
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