Academic Support

Academic Support

 Penn State provides a variety of services to help students succeed in their academic endeavors. A summary of these services is provided below.


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Advising Center

The Advising Center offers academic advising and course scheduling; assistance with change of major, change of assignment, and student leave of absence processes. Learn more about the Advising Center »

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Learning Center

At the Learning Center, students can get tutoring in a wide range of subjects, work on homework, improve their skills in reading and writing, use computers and access the Internet, read and do schoolwork between classes, and get tips on how to study.   Visit the Learning Center »

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Career Services

The mission of Career Services is to provide career counseling and help students get ready for the job market. Visit Career Services »

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Information Technology

Information Technology Services (ITS) provides a wide array of technology and communication services for students, faculty and staff. Learn more about Information Technology on campus »

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Media Commons

The Media Commons provides an opportunity for Wilkes-Barre faculty and students to learn about creating digital media such as video and audio. Learn more about the Media Commons »



Visit the Bookstore to get your textbooks, school supplies, and Penn State memorabilia. Visit the Bookstore »

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Disability Services

Disability Services determines reasonable accommodations and develops plans for the provision of such academic adjustments and accommodations as are needed. Contact Disability Services »

Student Support Services

Student Success Services

The Student Success Services (SSS) program provides academic support, career and personal counseling, and social activities to students who qualify. Learn more about SSS »