DCB catalog 2022-24

44 Affiliate Programs Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) The Academic Center of Excellence provides supportive services to help students achieve their academic and career goals by providing academic, disability, and career services. Students are encouraged to utilize an array of services available. Academic support is provided for all students free of charge and individualized or small group tutoring sessions are available in all subjects. The Academic Center for Excellence is located in Thatcher Hall, Room 1104 and the Library. • Advising • Assistance with class scheduling • Basic computer assistance • Blackboard assistance • Career services • Disability support services • Free tutoring • Library services • Math Lab • Study space • Writing Center Career Services Career services including career guidance, employment announcements and job search assistance are available through the Academic Center of Excellence. Students can participate in individually structured guidance activities or take career development classes for college credit. The goal of both the individualized guidance sessions and the career development classes is to help students make career decisions and develop educational plans. Community Education Program Through the Community Education Program, the campus extends non-credit learning opportunities to individuals, groups, and organizations in the area. Classes and workshops linked to community interest and Dakota College resources are held on and off campus. Topics include such things as computer technology, arts and crafts, professional development, and customer service. Through the Community Education Program, employers can request customized training designed to meet the needs of their employees. Instruction incorporates hands-on activities and practical application exercises. Disability Support Services Disability Support Services is here to assist students with documented disabilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. We offer needed support services and reasonable accommodations, provide options for equal access and opportunity, and collaborate with students, faculty, and staff on delivery of accessibility resources to ensure your successful experience at Dakota College.