Student Support

ACES STUDENT SUPPORT

Center for Academic Choices, Enrichment, and Success
T105 Carl Kleimola Technical Center

ADVISING
Staff in the ACES Center may be able to assist students with developing course schedules,
advising toward majors, and implementing techniques to manage course loads.

TUTORING
Peer tutors are available in most subjects to assist students with working through
coursework, identifying effective learning strategies, and developing academic skills. Peer
tutoring is FREE to all students! Tutor schedules are available at the beginning of each
semester. Group study can be organized upon request.

GCC students using tutoring services

TESTING
Make-up testing arrangements can be made with ACES Center staff. ACES staff has
designated hours to issue make-up tests, and students must receive instructors’ consents to
take tests at alternate times and locations. Make-up testing policies are available in the ACES
Center.

MULTI-MEDIA LAB
Students may access computers to complete papers and projects, to check and send e-mail
messages, and to surf the internet for educational purposes. Interactive learning and
enrichment software, which exists on ACES computers, can help students to excel with
academic subjects and serve as self-paced tutorials.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(906) 932-4231 ext. 209

TRIO SUPPORT SERVICES

Student Support Services (SSS) is a 100% federally funded TRiO program authorized by the U.S. Department of Education. Each year, the SSS program at Gogebic Community College is awarded $248,063 to provide access and support to 160 students. In order to be eligible for the SSS program, students must meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • First Generation Status: A student, neither of whose parents have completed a four-year college degree (baccalaureate degree). In the event that one parent supports the student, eligibility will be determined based on the supporting parent's degree status.
  • Income: A student who meets current TAXABLE income guidelines as defined by the U.S. Department of Education. Please contact an SSS staff member concerning income guidelines for eligibility.
  • Documented Disability: A student with a documented disability that limits her/his ability to participate in college. Students are also encouraged to access disability related accommodations.