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Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services

What is the Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services (OASIS)?

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Are you a student seeking help in a course you are struggling with? You have come to the right place! The OASIS program offers many ways to receive the help that you need. OASIS provides a variety of programs and services to support all students but has a great responsibility for ensuring the academic success of every new incoming first-year student.

These programs and services include learning skill development and tutorial programs to help students confidently complete their current courses.

Our mission

The mission of OASIS is to assist students in developing their learning skills, improving their study skills, and achieving their academic goals.

Current programs and services offered

  • Peer tutoring
  • Drop-in tutoring
  • Private tutoring with learning specialists
  • Finals review sessions
  • Resource borrowing (calculators and textbooks)
  • Grad school application help
  • Grad school admissions test prep
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Our hours

Monday-Thursday | 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday | CLOSED

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  • All students currently enrolled at Central State University are eligible to be tutored! Students must be seeking tutoring for a course in which they are enrolled, and that the course must be on the list of courses tutored.

  • The courses available for tutoring may vary from semester to semester depending on the expertise of the tutors on staff. The most commonly requested courses are math, English, chemistry, sociology, history, etc.

    As of spring 2023, we tutor for the following courses: 

    Contemporary American Business, Computer Applications for Business, Undergrad Student Success, Public Speaking, Professional Development, Calculus I, Calculus II, Intro to Psychology, Computer Literacy, English 1101, English 1102, Computer Literacy, College Algebra, Financial Accounting, Legal Environment of Business, Principle of Microeconomics, Principle of Macroeconomics, Business Communication I, Business Communication II, Microbiology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Introduction to Teacher Education.

  • You simply fill out the Tutor Request Form (available from your advisor or at the OASIS Tutoring Hub located on the lower level of the Hallie Q. Brown Memorial Library). Submit the form to the tutor coordinator. You should complete one form for each course in which you need help.

  • OASIS is located in Hallie Q. Brown Library, Level 0. Follow the ramp by the outside staircase to enter.

  • Contact Terron Dames, OASIS coordinator, at tdames@centralstate.edu or 937-376-6247.