Academic Assistance

Assessment


As part of our registration process, all new students are required to participate in an assessment program. This program is designed to assist you in choosing courses which best suit your interests and abilities. You may use your ACT scores, high school transcripts, and ALEKs test. Contact the Admissions office, (563)244-7004.


Advisors


You are assigned an advisor upon your enrollment. Your advisor will work with you to help determine your major, schedule classes, make schedule changes, monitor your graduation requirements using the Degree Audit Report, discuss course requirements, and assist you with transfer questions.

If you wish to change your advisor, you must obtain a Record Information Update from the Student Service office. Complete this form and return it to the same office. Students may find out who their advisor is by going to the e-bridge site or by stopping by room 100.


Career Planning Services


The center, located in room 124, offers a variety of services including career planning and job placement

Career Planning


Staff can help you with your career planning by providing career interest tests, assistance with the computerized
programs, or individual appointments. We can help you locate information about occupations, wages, training opportunities, or the amount of education needed for your choice(s). We also offer a one-credit course called Career Decision Making. This course will lead you step-by-step through the process of developing skills in self- assessment, career exploration, decision-making and goal setting. Information is also available on the colleges and universities that EICC has articulation agreements with. Additionally, help is available in finding information about other schools a student may be interested in transferring to.


Career Services


The Placement Office has a variety of free services available to CCC students and graduates. These services include such things as full- and part-time job listings, resume writing, interviewing techniques, and assisting students researching various web-site job sites.

Career Decision Making Course:

This course leads you step-by-step through the process of developing skills in self-assessment, career exploration, decision-making, and goal setting.

Employment Development and Placement:

A “job search” process is available. Resources are available to assist you in securing part-time employment as well as full-time positions upon graduation. Job search services are available throughout the year (resume writing and job interviewing).

Workshops:

Watch for workshops to be offered in the following areas:
Resume Preparation
Job Networking
Interviewing Skills and Strategies


The Academic Success Center


The Academic Success Center at CCC is a study area designed for students to receive peer tutoring in a variety of subjects or to brush up on basic skills. Forms of assistance offered in the Clinton Community College Academic Success Center are:

  • Individualized peer tutoring Study Groups
  • Customized skill building course Computer assisted instruction material
  • Audiovisual study aids Assistive technology
  • Special Needs Software


The Academic Success Center is located in Room 104. It is open from 8:10 am - 8:00 pm Monday through Thursday, and from 8:10 - 3:00 pm Friday. Check schedule in Room 104 or on the Intranet for specific subject areas and tutor schedules.


Student Tutors


There are several student tutors available for your assistance. These students schedule their time in the Academic Success Center. There is no charge for the tutoring assistance. Student tutors are also available in our computer lab, room 155, during open lab hours. These students are very knowledgeable and are ready to assist you.

Be sure to check the bulletin boards for a schedule of times and subjects tutored.