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Students' Rights to Privacy
Students’ right to privacy is federally protected under the Federal Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA). This Act prevents anyone from discussing the presence or participation of a student in any university activity. The full policy is available to read in the University Policy Library.
Options for Student Academic Support
A number of options are available for students seeking academic support. First, the professor will outline the following details at the start of the semester: his/her office hours during the semester, whether or not graduate students are available to meet with students, and if a help room or another program is available. In addition, the Academic Achievement and Access Center as well as other units provide services to support the classroom experience (see below for more information).
Academic Consultations
The AAAC staff meets individually with students who would like guidance on study skills, note-taking, test preparation, and time management. Consultations are available to all students (undergraduate and graduate students) and are free of charge. A student may phone 785-864-7733 to make an appointment.
Supplemental Instruction
AAAC Supplemental Instruction (SI) provides peer facilitated study sessions outside of the classroom. Students may attend one or more SI sessions and/or office hours during the week. SI Sessions offer an opportunity for the student to discuss the material, gain study tips, and ask questions. For more information, students may see their instructor or visit the AAAC SI for more information.
Tutoring Services
AAAC Tutoring Services offers small group, peer led tutoring for a nominal fee of $75.00 per group (per course). Fee waivers are available to students who qualify. Tutor groups are KU course specific. Tutor groups are capped at five students per group. Each group meets twice per week all semester long once the group is formed up through Stop Week. AAAC tutors are formally trained and come recommended by at least two KU faculty/instructors. Visit AAAC Tutoring Services to request a tutor group.
If your student would like to become a tutor, please refer your student to AAAC Tutoring Services. Tutors are paid by the hour on a bi-weekly basis via the KU payroll automatic deposit process.
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