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OAS Support Program

OAS Support Program

 

The OAS support program is available free of charge and is open to all OAS-registered students. This program is aimed at assisting OAS-registered students with transitioning and adjusting to the environment within a college setting. The program is student-driven and sessions are focused on academic and/or social skills based on the needs of the student. Students are able to work on a wide range of topics, including, but not limited to:

 Adjusting to College

  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Procrastination
  • Test Anxiety
  • Study Skills
  • Note-Taking Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Healthy Habits
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Understanding Non-Verbal Communication
  • Making Friends
  • Recognizing Social Cues
  • Making Small Talk
  • Joining Groups
  • Entering Conversations
  • Social Outings
  • Knowledge of Campus Resources

 Students are able to sign-up for individual sessions with OAS Coaches who will assist in academic and social skill development. The OAS Coaches of this program may consist of undergraduate Psychology students/interns, graduate practicum students, OAS student workers, and OAS volunteers who are trained and supervised throughout the semester.

 Please Note: Sessions are available based on OAS Coaches availability. It is the students’ responsibility to book appointments as needed.

OAS Support Program – Book Your Appointment

Student Testimonials:

 "The Office of AccessAbility Services (OAS) has helped me with organizational skills, building my self-confidence during class lectures and providing a positive example of how to explain myself more clearly. The OAS has also provided ample opportunities to become self-reliant, work on time management, take advantage of services available at the school."

"Ever since I started going to the OAS Support Program, I have been much more organized, confident, and my grades have improved significantly."

"I proactively took full advantage of the services available through the Office of AccessAbility and truly believe they were instrumental for making my freshman year so successful and helped me achieve my personal goal of getting Deans list first semester."

"Whenever I struggle in a class, I ask the OAS strategies of how I can succeed in my classes. Whenever I need help with my social skills and academics, I always turn to the OAS."

"What I enjoy the most is learning new social skills from my mentor. I was able to make friends using these skills."