Academic Support is available through specialized programs and specific strategies to all undergraduate Concordia-Chicago students.


Academic Programs to help you achieve academic goals:

  • Peer Tutoring
  • One-on-one faculty and staff mentorship, academic support, and recovery planning for students on Academic Probation

Strategies to help you improve your learning skills:

  • Study Skills
  • Textbook Reading
  • Note-Taking
  • Test-Taking
  • Time Management


In the CULearn Teaching & Learning Commons, peer tutoring is free and is provided by a current university student with strong skills in a particular content area. Tutoring may take place individually or in groups.” And ”Tutoring sessions are typically 30-60 minutes. Appointments are strongly advised, although walk-ins are welcomed if a tutor is available. Students can make up to three weekly tutoring appointments per subject throughout the semester. Tutoring subjects include, but are not limited to:

  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Theology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • And more, just come in and ask!

Make an Appointment Today

  1. In-person in CULearn's Learning Commons in CC248.

  2. By phone at 708-209-3462.

  3. Online, via Navigate. Select 'I Want to Make an Appointment' then 'CULearn' the location, and then under 'Service' select the type of academic support you're looking for (subject tutoring, writing support, etc.)

Any CUC student with a documented disability has the opportunity to request reasonable and appropriate accommodations to provide access to courses, programs, activities, and housing offered by the University. Students with a documented disability seek accommodations in order to make sure they have equal access to both educational opportunities and on-campus residential opportunities. The coordination of disability services is a component of CULearn: Academic Support located in CC248.

Context
Concordia University Chicago recognizes and supports the standards set forth in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and similar state laws (hereinafter “applicable law[s]"), which are designed to eliminate discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities. A qualified student may be approved for reasonable and appropriate accommodations or adjustments to the learning environment that will facilitate the student's access to their educational program.

Concordia University Chicago does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed or religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. The University seeks to provide an environment where each person may develop academically, socially and spiritually. Concordia University Chicago is committed to making reasonable accommodations for qualifying students with disabilities as required by the applicable laws.

Eligibility
Any student with a disability that substantially limits one or more major life activities or participation in programs of the university is eligible to request accommodations. This includes undergraduate, graduate, and Accelerated Degree Program (ADP) students.

Examples of learning accommodations:

  • Extended time for testing and separate testing area
  • Permission to audio-record class sessions
  • Extended time for testing and separate testing area
  • Permission to audio-record class sessions 
  • Preferential seating
  • Access to presentations
  • Extensions for specific assignments

Examples of housing accommodations:

  • Air conditioning in residence hall
  • First-floor room in residence hall
  • ADA-accessible room
  • Medical single

Application Process 

Frequently Asked Questions