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Student Success - First Year, Any Year: Student Services & Programs

Advising Teams by Major

Advising Teams help you map out the best route to graduation, four-year colleges and careers, by combining the knowledge of professional advisors with the expertise of faculty.

Student Success Mentor Program (SSM)

Student Success Mentors (SSM) are students, many of whom are current and former LaGuardians students who are trained and paid to guide first year students in adjusting to college and getting to know the campus and resources.

Collegiate Science and Technology Program (CSTEP)

Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) was created to increase the number of historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students who pursue majors and careers in mathematics, science, technology, and health-related fields.

Wellness Center

Provides guidance, information, resources and support needed to make college life more manageable and successful. Our counselors are available to help you overcome personal, social and academic issues in a safe and confidential environment.

Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD)

Provides students and alumni the knowledge, skills, values and opportunities that are essential to fulfilling their career goals. Through partnerships with employers, faculty and staff, CCPD prepares students to take their job search into the 21st century and succeed in today’s competitive job market.

Accelerated Studies in Associate Programs (ASAP)

ASAP is designed to help motivated community college students earn their degrees as quickly as possible, with a goal of graduating at least 50% of students within three years.

Academic Peer Instruction (API)

A peer tutoring program modeled after a nationally recognized approach known as Supplemental Instruction (SI).  API has helped students succeed in their courses at LaGuardia since 1993. It is available to all students enrolled in “high risk” API – linked courses and is ABSOLUTELY FREE. Tutoring is not available for every course so make sure to contact the API office in E115 or check their tutoring schedule.

Black Male Empowerment Cooperative Program (BMEC)

The Black Male Empowerment and Cooperative Program (BMEC) is a retention program designed to engage and empower you to be a lifelong learner and an active participant in your education.

Transfer Services

The goal of the Office of Transfer Services is to help you explore your academic options after LaGuardia. The Office can assist you in choosing the best four-year college that will connect your LaGuardia education to your career aspirations.

Group Study Rooms

Group study rooms are available for students in the Library and may be reserved on a first come, first served basis. The minimum for group is two people and rooms may be reserved for up to two hours during the times that the Library is open. Rooms may be reserved in-person at the Media Desk on the 2nd Floor of the Library or by using the online reservation form.

Calculator and iPad Loans

The Library has a limited number of calculators (up to seven days) and iPads (up to three days) that students may borrow on a first come, first served basis. To check-out any of these items please go to the Media Services desk on the 2nd Floor of the Library.

Writing Center

Serves students who needed help with their writing. No appointment necessary - arrive at least 10 minutes before the beginning of any period as outlined in the Center's schedule. Services are available first-come, first-served and are limited by the maximum number of students allowed for that period (no more than two students per tutor).

 

Library Media Resources Center
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Avenue, room E101
Long Island City, NY 11101
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