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ASTEP Support Services

The program offers eligible students a rich variety of services intended to support their academic, personal, and social needs as they work to achieve their dreams. Such services include:

  • Academic, career, and personal counseling
  • Transfer planning and campus visits to four-year institutions
  • Academic support, such as tutoring, study skills, workshops, mentors, and access to computers
  • Financial aid, financial literacy, and scholarship assistance
  • Cultural enrichment activities, such as museum visits, events, and performances

How do I get tutoring assistance if I’m in ASTEP?

To receive tutoring assistance, ASTEP students should enrolled in one of the following courses:

  • MATH 110/120 - Mathematics Supplement* Individualized tutoring in math skills arranged and supervised in the Math & Sciences Lab.
  • ENGL 846/100/110 - English Supplement* Individualized tutoring in reading and writing skills arranged and supervised in the Writing & Reading Lab.
  • LSKL 853 - Supervised Supplemental Instruction*  Individualized and/or group instruction in other subjects arranged and supervised by faculty and instructional aides in the Learning Center. 

* Each course may be repeated for credit a maximum of three times.

Who do I work with?

  • The ASTEP Coordinator is Danielle Powell. ASTEP applicants must complete an intake interview with ASTEP Coordinator to determine eligibility to participate in the program.    
  • The ASTEP Counselors are Kwame Thomas and Tim Dupre. Students need to meet with an ASTEP counselor twice a semester to update their educational plan, discuss academic support needs, and review transfer plans.
  • For help with English, Reading, and ESOL, the English Lab Coordinator is Chanel Daniels. ASTEP students should make appointments with Professor Daniels to devise a study plan at the beginning of the semester.
  • For help with math, ASTEP students should make appointments with Professor Phillip Williams to devise a study plan at the beginning of the semester.