About the Center
The ASC provides all Baylor of College Medicine students with student-centered services, resources and development opportunities to enhance their transferable learning skills and achieve their highest potential at all stages of their learning journey.
One-on-One Academic Support Appointment
Topics that may be addressed during academic advising include:
- Guided assessment of your academic skills
- Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI)
- Study planning & skills
- Writing consultations
- Reading & note-taking skills
- Time & task management
- Testing strategies
- and more!
Virtual and On Campus appointments are available.
Upcoming Academic Workshops
Register for the ASC's 30-minute and 1-hour virtual workshops focused on improving your academic skills using the links in the monthly schedule. Topics include:
- Study Strategies
- Time Management
- Creating a Study Plan
- Test Taking Skills
On-Campus Study Space
The Academic Success Center study spaces occupy about 6,000 square feet on the second, third and fourth floors of the DeBakey Center for Medical Education at Baylor College of Medicine. Each floor includes seating ideal for small group and individual studying. Desktop computers, printers, dry erase boards, and other equipment are available on the second floor. ASC student assistants are on site seven days a week, ready to help. If a student assistant is not available while you are using the space, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (713) 798-4173 for assistance.
The ASC offers a host of books and study materials available for students to borrow. Need access to other resources, such as journals or other books? You can visit the TMC Library. Schedule a virtual consultation with a TMC Librarian for more information.
Online Academic Resources
Check out the resources we have available to students on Blackboard by going to Organizations and clicking Academic Success Center. Here, you will find resources on study skills, time and task management, presentation skills, reading strategies, writing support, and more. Additionally, we have banks of free study guides, online textbooks and materials, and screen-reader friendly resources.
Free academic skill-building resources are available to BCM students through WellConnect [School Code R346] on topics such as managing your time wisely, building resiliency, and more.
The ASC Presents: Coffee Q&A on IGTV Coffee Q&A is a bi-weekly IGTV video series, dedicated to providing students quick academic tips, information on student services and resources, and, just for fun, quirky facts about almost every college student’s favorite beverage – coffee. View the latest videos on Instagram @bcm_academicsuccess.
Student Commons: Read this weekly newsletter for information about ASC upcoming events, announcements of new services or resources and more. The newsletter is sent to all students on Mondays and an archive of all past issues is available on the Intranet (Baylor login required).
Instagram: Our Instagram account, @bcm_academicsuccess is not only a great place to learn about upcoming events. We also regularly share tips and suggestions to hone your academic skills.
"The Academic Success Center has been amazing in terms of having an objective third party to help with study plans and gain perspective from someone outside the program."
"From yoga in the courtyard to great study spaces in the Academic Success Center, there are lots of resources and events that make it clear the College is always looking out for our best interests."