Mission

The Michael V. and Flora Jenkins Center for Student Success provides academic support and assistance to students enrolled at the University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College, especially those enrolled in first year English and math courses. 

The goal of the Jenkins Center for Student Success is to support the University’s mission of providing a personalized, learner-centered environment to its students. The staff of the Jenkins Center believes that our students come first. Student learning is important to us. We strive to provide students with the academic support needed to achieve their academic goals.

Jenkins Center for Student Success

The Michael V. and Flora Jenkins Center for Student Success provides academic support services to university and community college students. The Jenkins Center for Student Success includes the Writing Center, Tutoring Center and Rhodes Student Center’s open computer lab. Centrally located on the University of Rio Grande campus, the Jenkins Center for Student success offers a quiet setting for studying and learning while providing numerous resources to  students. The Jenkins Center is housed in the James A. Rhodes Student Center, 101.
The Center consists of two areas – the Jenkins Center open computer lab where writing assistance is also offered, and the Tutoring Center which provides tutoring services for all students. These areas give students an opportunity to work and learn in a quiet environment with academic support readily available if needed. 

Services

Services at the Jenkins Center include: an open computer lab, writing assistance (too busy to stop by? check out Jenkins Center OPS), and tutoring support. We can also help with study skills and test prep (ACT; GRE, etc).

The Jenkins Center offers FREE tutoring services and writing assistance to all registered students..

Open Computer Lab

Our open computer lab offers students access to computers and the internet, even if not school related!  Students may also access basic black and white printing services by using their student accounts. For students taking online courses, the Jenkins Center offers assistance in using the Blackboard platform.

Writing Assistance

Drop by for all your writing needs or send your paper by Email to our online paper review service.

Jenkins Center “OPS” – Online Paper Service  

  1. Submit your work as a email attachment in MS Word
  2. Include: instructor’s name,the class a description or copy/link to the assignment due date.
  3. Allow at least 2 business days for a reply

Math Assistance

Need a tutor? Stop by the tutoring lab to make arrangements.  

Tutoring is available in basic math, algebra and writing   Monday – Friday    8-5pm.

Tutoring is available in these subjects at select times and/or by arrangement:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English/ Writing Assistance 
  • Basic Math
  • Algebra
  • Precalculus
  • Calculus
  • Statistics
  • Psychology
  • Physics
  • Study Skills

Resources

We Have the Resources You Need to Be Academically Successful!

The Michael V. and Flora Jenkins Center for Student Success provides academic support services for any student enrolled at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College.

The Center employs three full time professional staff and eight peer tutors. Our Tutoring Services are nationally certified by the College Reading and Learning Association at both Level I/Regular and Level II/Advanced.

In addition to professional staff and peer tutors, students visiting Jenkins Center have access to an open computer lab, Microsoft Office software, computerized tutorials, and Internet accessibility.

Staff

The New Student Advising Office staff is friendly and knowledgeable and looks forward to identifying ways to support, assist and encourage students throughout their time at Rio Grande.

Location

The Michael V. and Flora Jenkins Center for Student Success is located in the James A. Rhodes Student Center, in rooms 100 &101.

 

The Michael V. and Flora Jenkins Center for Student Success is located in the James A. Rhodes Student Center, in rooms 100 &101. on the University of Rio Grande & Rio Grande Community College campus.

Business hours: 8-5 Monday – Friday
Primary Contact: student-success@rio.edu

James A. Rhodes Student Center

 

 

 

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