Support and Resources

Supporting Your Academic Success

The reality is that college-level coursework can be demanding. We’re here to offer you the tools and resources you need to succeed academically, whether it’s assistance with everyday assignments, preparing for an exam, or writing a research paper.

Academic Support Services at Saint Francis

Our general academic support services and resources include: 

  • Tutoring, including peer tutoring (online and in person)
  • Study skills resources
  • Mentoring for Academic Progress (MAP)
  • Placement and make-up tests
  • Emergency case management support

Tutoring and other appointments can be arranged through My Cougar Connection

Student Accessibility Services

Saint Francis provides free, coordinated services for students with documented disabilities and accessibility needs. These arrangements could include: 

  • Textbooks and course materials in alternative formats
  • Assistive technology such as screen readers and smart pens
  • Testing accommodations, such as alternative exam sites

Learn more about registering for services.

TRiO Support Services 

The University of Saint Francis participates in TRiO, a federally funded college opportunity program that motivates and supports students in their pursuit of a college degree. In particular, TRiO provides outreach and services to students from various backgrounds. 

To be eligible for TRiO, students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Be enrolled full-time and in pursuit of their first bachelor’s degree at Saint Francis
  • Plus, meet one or more of the following qualifications:
    • Be a first-generation college student (neither parent has a bachelor’s degree)
    • Meet federal income guidelines
    • Have a documented disability registered with Student Accessibility Services

Related Support Services

Saint Francis students can find additional academic and professional development resources through our Career Development Center and First Year Advising offices. 

Additionally, you can find resources to support your overall well-being—such as help with time management or keeping your health in check—at our Health & Wellness Center and Campus Ministry.

Contact us


Phone: 260-399-8065

Pope John Paul II Center
Suite 210


Phone: 260-399-7700, ext. 6800

Pope John Paul II Center
Suite 209


Phone: 260-399-8065

Pope John Paul II Center
Suite 210