About the Learning Center

The mission of the Learning Center is to provide a level of academic support that enhances the ability of every motivated student to succeed in his/her studies at Mount St. Joseph University.  The Learning Center services include a Writing Center, Math & Science Center, Peer Tutoring, placement testing, instructional and adaptive software, and support for students with disabilities.

To contact the Learning Center, email learning.center@msj.edu .

Hours & Location

The Learning Center is located on the first floor of Seton Center, Room 156.

Writing consultations and tutoring appointments are currently offered in The Learning Center and remotely.  The Fall Semester Schedule for the Writing Center Consultants and the Math & Science Tutors is posted below or available at msj.mywconline.com 

Any questions for the Math & Science Center or the Writing Center please email learning.center@msj.edu .

Individual Study Skills Assistance

Individualized study skills assistance can help you gain a greater understanding of yourself and of the basic skills needed for success in the classroom. if you would like to take a Learning Styles Assessment, please contact the Director of The Learning Center. stacy.mueller@msj.edu
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Online Forms

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Peer tutoring is an intervention program designed to serve those students who are struggling in a course. Students who are doing well, but would like to do even better, should work with their fellow classmates to form study groups. Contact the Learning Center if you would like assistance in coordinating a study group for your course. If you are having difficulty in a course, please complete this request form.


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The Writing Center helps students to grow as writers, enhancing the quality of their written work in every discipline. Through one-on-one sessions with  student Writing Consultants, students grow in their understanding of the writing process, develop their ability to apply the process to all their written work, increase their understanding of the conventions of writing, and develop their ability to adhere to standard written English.

The Math & Science Center Assistants offer one-on-one sessions to help students succeed in their math courses through calculus, and their 100-level science courses. The tutors can also help with math and science content in other courses. 

The Peer Tutoring program enhances student success in coursework across the curriculum by providing concentrated, one-on-one intervention for stuggling students in need of extra academic support. Peer Tutors serve as role models of motivation and success, while simultaneously reinforcing their own learning. Please complete the Peer Tutor request form found on this page, if you would like to request a peer tutor.

Disability Services seeks to ensure that eligible students with documented physical or mental impairments are provided, based on individual need, reasonable academic adjustments and auxilary aids to allow access to Mount programs.

Individualized study skills assistance helps students acquire greater understanding of themselves and of the basic skills needed for success in the classroom: time management, goal-setting, effective reading and note-taking, test-taking strategies, and others.