Academic Resources and Services

Academic Resources and Services

Mission Statement

Through collaboration with Scripps College faculty, staff and consortium resources Academic Resources and Services (ARS) strives to provide students with assistance in strengthening their academic skills to help them achieve academic success. Additionally, ARS works to provide students with documented disabilities access to reasonable academic accommodations.

Meet the Staff

Julie Loppacher
Assistant Dean for Academic Resources and Services
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Christina Rivera
Administrative Coordinator
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Leslie Schnyder
Assistant Dean for Academic Resources and Services and Deputy Title IX Coordinator
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Support and Services

  • Academic Coaching
    One-on-one academic support for students looking to improve their skills on a variety of topics, including stress reduction, time management, exam preparation, and general study skills. Email our office to schedule an appointment with an academic coach.
  • First-Generation @ Scripps
    Designed for students who are the first in their family to attend a four year college, First-Gen guides Scripps students through their first year and beyond through exposure to faculty, resources, and workshops, while striving to bring awareness to issues surrounding first-generation students, faculty, and staff at Scripps.
  • Disability Support Services
    Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities. Academic Resources and Services is responsible for coordinating disability support services for students, with other College departments assisting in the provision of accommodations for students.
  • Scripps Tutoring Program
    Free tutoring is available for any Scripps student enrolled in any course within the consortium. Tutoring is a peer-based, one-on-one service that begins the third week of the semester and ends on the last day of instruction.