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Academic Support

Contact Information

ASO Hours 

Monday - Friday 8: 00 am - 5:00 pm 

Saturdays by appointment only

Samaneh Sadri
Assistant Dean of Student Success 

(562) 947-8755 x 512

Rose Anne Towers 
Learning Specialist 

(562) 947-8755 x. 582


**We strive to make ourselves available, however, if we are out of the office due to other engagements or meetings, please email and we will respond as soon as we are able. It is best to reference our availability and make an appointment through Insight as hours are subject to change. 

Whether you are struggling or just need an extra boost, the Academic Support Office (ASO) provides resources to improve your academic performance. ASO is designed to assist students with refining and strengthening the academic skills necessary for success at SCU. We care about your success! 

Services Include: 

Advising - Learning Specialist is available to assist you with your concerns and questions related to academic success such as study skills help, time management ideas, anti-anxiety strategies, etc. 

Tutoring - One-on-one, lab, and group tutoring services are offered FREE of charge to current SCU students. In person tutoring either one-on-one, lab, or group is subject to State and Local health guidelines on social distancing. One-on-one and group tutoring will be conducting via online sessions while we are remote.  Please check out our Tutoring Services tab for scheduling instructions:

Disability Services - SCU adheres to ADA compliance and confidentiality when working with students with a disability. We can assist you with approving. placing accommodations, test proctoring, communicating to faculty and staff, etc. 

Scheduling - We can answer any questions about scheduling, including adding/ dropping courses, graduation deadlines, etc. 

Referrals - Our office provides necessary referrals for additional services that a student might need assistance with. 

And more!