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Chalon Academic Support Center

ASC LogoThe ASC provides transformative educational and leadership services through innovative, dynamic mentoring and individualized academic support. In collaboration with faculty and other university departments, the ASC strives to facilitate the student experience.

Mission 

The Academic Support Center is committed to the success of all students by providing effective strategies and services to enhance student experience, leadership and community with an emphasis on the realization of educational goals. Through personalized attention, we advocate for student success in a welcoming, respectful and professional environment. Our center inspires, motivates and mentors all students on their educational journey. 

Vision 

The Academic Support Center provides transformative educational and leadership services through innovative, dynamic mentoring and advisement. We inspire students to achieve.

Our Services

  • Individualized Academic Support
  • Free Scholar Mentor peer tutoring
  • Scholar Mentor Peer Tutor employment opportunities
  • Disability services
  • Writing, research, analytical skills, study skills and time management support
  • Free academic, testing and life-skills workshops
  • Resources for test prep
  • Leadership opportunities

Chalon Academic Support Center Staff

Scholar Mentor Program

Scholar Mentors support fellow students in achieving their goal of academic success through peer tutoring sessions.  The program enables mentors to engage in leadership opportunities and encourages a collaborative spirit among students. This is a paid opportunity for students who wish to share their academic talents in a mentorship role with their peers.

For information about the application and training requirements to become a Scholar Mentor Peer Tutor, please contact the Chalon Academic Support Center: 310.954.4144.

Free Scholar Mentor Peer Tutoring

Students experiencing academic difficulty or who wish to review course material for improved performance or comprehension can request peer tutoring assistance from ASC Scholar Mentors.

Our trained Scholar Mentor Peer Tutors collaborate with students to develop critical thinking skills, review course material, and encourage effective study skills to provide content-based support and achieve academic success. 

Peer tutoring services are free to currently enrolled MSMU students.  Please contact the Chalon Academic Support Center to request tutoring services: 310.954.4144.

Academic Support Advisement 

Our Academic Support Advisor meets with students to develop self-directed, independent learning skills.  Students gain the necessary tools to improve, maintain or enrich their academic standing at the university. Contact the Chalon Academic Support Center to make an appointment with the Academic Support Advisor: 310.954.4144.

Writing, Critical Reading, Research, Analytical Skills, Study Skills, and Time Management Support

Our academic consultants assist students with their academic needs and courses through group and individualized tutoring sessions.  Contact the Chalon Academic Support Center to make an appointment with a consultant: Humanities 207, 310.954.4144. 

Workshops

Our staff offers monthly workshops to develop, reinforce, and enrich academic and life skills.  The ASC collaborates with faculty and university departments to provide effective strategies, resources and services that are relevant to student success.  Some of the workshop topics we regularly present include:

  • Time Management
  • Study Skills
  • Developing Analytical Skills
  • Improving Note-taking Skills
  • Developing Research Skills
  • Reading Critically
  • Improving Writing Skills
  • Style Guides: MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian
  • Student Wellness
  • Test Prep Tips

Disability Services

Disability Services at MSMU works collaboratively and proactively to ensure students with disabilities have full access to educational programs, activities, and facilities while upholding standards of academic integrity.

  • Disability Services facilitates accommodations and supports for students with disabilities on an individual, case-by-case basis, in all areas of university life:
  • Academics
  • Housing
  • Technology and Library access
  • Campus access
  • Student activities and programs

Disability Services supports all Mount Saint Mary’s University students with disabilities, including physical, learning, sensory, psychological, ADHD, and chronic medical conditions.

Disability services also assists students with temporary injuries and illnesses. Examples of temporary disabilities may include but are not limited to broken bones, hand injuries, concussions/traumatic brain injuries, or short-term impairments.

Chalon Campus, H207
310.954.4144

Doheny Campus, Building 2
213.477.2690

Disability@msmu.edu


Contact Information

Humanities Building H207
12001 Chalon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90049
310.954.4144

Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Summer Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.