Students walking through the academic quad

The Academic Center for Excellence is a resource center that strives to support students in their effort to prepare for a life of inquiry, creativity, social responsibility and to develop a sense of personal and professional ethics and integrity.

We provide students with opportunities to:

  • Develop self-awareness and autonomy
  • Develop positive habits of mind
  • Take responsibility and ownership for their learning
  • Develop resilience and coping skills
  • Learn and use effective study strategies
  • Enhance and apply critical and analytical thinking skills

There are many resources through which the center supports this mission. We offer study skills workshops and peer-led, content based supplemental instruction sessions including math assistance. We offer relaxation and stress reduction skills through yoga, meditation and Reiki sessions and encourage students to develop a skill set on how to tap into their inner strengths as they navigate their way through the rigors of daily college life.  Meditiation sessions are held on Monday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Julia Rogers Building, room 233.   The center is staffed by professional Academic Coaches and a trained graduate intern. Academic accommodations are implemented at the academic center for students with documented disabilities.

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Contact Us

Location: Julia Rogers Building, 2nd Floor
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Phone: 410-337-6529
Email: ace@goucher.edu
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