Interior Header Image

Academic Support

Laura Bessent, M.Ed.Laura Bessent, M.Ed.

Director of Academic Support 
B.A., Foreign Language, Austin Peay State University
M.Ed., Higher Education and Student Affairs, University of South Carolina

Academic Support is a service within the Student Success Center that exists to help students reach their academic goals. Below are some of the services offered by Academic Support:

Early Intervention

Through Early Intervention efforts, the University attempts to identify at-risk students early in the semester and help set them on the right track. Click Here for more information.

Tutoring & Writing Center

USCB offers FREE one-on-one tutoring in various courses in Library rooms 219-234. Students can book appointments in advance using this link:

Academic Workshop Series

This workshop series covers a variety of topics such as time management, study skills, and emotional intelligence. A workshop schedule is created each semester.

If you have any questions about Academic Support please contact Laura Bessent, the Coordinator of Academic Support and Early Intervention at or 843-208-8024.

*Need to make an Academic Coaching Appointment with Academic Support? Click here to book an appointment online. For directions on how to use the appointment scheduling system click here.