Academic Skills Coaching at the Pirate Academic Success Center

Individual Study Skills Assistance

Just like an athlete needs a coach to guide them in skill building, college students can benefit from study skills coaching at any time during their undergraduate experience.  PASC professional staff will meet individually with students who wish to improve their study skills on a one-on-one basis.

In a one-on-one academic coaching session, you can develop an individualized plan for implementing practical, proven strategies resulting in better grades. Coaching assistance focuses on the following topics:  obtaining college success, enhancing test taking skills, improving study habits, learning textbook reading tips, effective note taking in lectures, improving academic time management and motivation, developing course success strategies and referrals to other campus resources if needed.

Academic coaching sessions are typically 45 minutes to an hour long. Bring your textbook, notes, etc., and we can help you get organized to study for exams, show you how to read more effectively, or suggest more effective study techniques for a particular subject.

To obtain more information about Study Skills complete the inquiry form.  You can also book a study skills or tutoring appointment online by visiting: or by calling us at 252-737-3009.

For directions on how to book an appointment, click here.

For directions on how to view your center usage, click here.

Digital Study Skills Support

We have created videos that can help you with various Study Skills.  Please click the link below to the page with the links to the videos.

Digital Study Skills Support

PDFs for Success

Below you will find PDF handouts for study skills tips.  If you have trouble with any of the links or have additional questions, feel free to reach out to us at

Student Success