Student Handbook

Academic Support


Disability Resource Center

Disability Resource Center

The mission of the Disability Resource Center is to arrange equal access and opportunity for students in the way of academic accommodations and to provide students an inclusive and accessible campus community and culture.

The Disability Resource Center serves students with a documented disability who need to arrange academic accommodations for their classes. A disability under ADA may include ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Acquired Brain Injury, PTSD, or a physical, sensory, psychological, or learning disability, etc.

Academic Success Center

Academic Success Center
105 Davee Library

The Academic Success Center (ASC) at UW-River Falls is home to a number of programs and services with one common goal—student success. The ASC understand that each student’s definition of success might be very different from someone else's definition of success, which is why the ASC strives to provide a variety of opportunities allowing students to participate in those that align closely with their personal academic goals. Here are the free programs and services offered in the UW-River Falls Academic Success Center:


Pre-Major Advising Program

Declaring a major is a big decision, and we're here to help. The Pre-Major Advising Program is designed to assist exploratory students who are undecided about their academic pathway. Program participants will work on completing their general education requirements while exploring a variety of academic options and outcomes. By the end of your freshman year, you'll know more about yourself and be prepared to declare your major with confidence.

Daniel Rivera | 715-425-3531 |

Student Support Services Program

Student Support Services (SSS) Program at UW-River Falls offers a number of educational outreach and enrichment opportunities to maximize your academic success at the college level. Program participants receive access to one-on-one academic coaching, leadership and community service opportunities, career/graduate school advising, opportunities to participate in social/cultural activities, and assistance with accessing campus services. To be eligible for this federally funded TRiO program, you must meet one of the following criteria: (1) first-generation college student (parent/guardian did not receive a bachelor's degree), (2) financial need (see for income guidelines) or (3) have a documented disability.

Karen Smolarek | 715425-3713 |  
Amy Riddle-Swanson | 715-425-3713 | 
Rose Rude | 715-425-3713 |

Tutoring Services

Tutoring Services provides free, unlimited tutoring to all students. You have the choice of scheduling a private appointment with a specific tutor, or taking advantage of a tutoring center that operates on a drop-in basis.

For instructions on scheduling a private tutoring appointment, visit: Scheduling a Tutoring Appointment

For operating hours for the drop-in tutoring centers listed below, visit: Current Tutoring Information

Kelly Grenzow | 715-425-3531 |