The mission of the Department of Academic Resources and Services (ARS) is to provide support and resources for Scripps College students to positively impact and enhance their academic experience. ARS acknowledges that our campus community is comprised of varying needs and offers an assortment of programs and services to aid students toward academic success. In collaboration with Scripps College faculty, staff and consortium resources, (ARS) strives to provide students with the tools they need to create and reach their academic goals.
Meet the Staff
Marquisha Frost, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Academic Resources and Services
Student Disability Support Services Coordinator
Support and Services
- Academic Coaching
One-on-one academic support for students looking to improve their skills on a variety of topics including but not limited to: stress reduction, time management, exam preparation, and general study skills. Click here to schedule an appointment with our academic coach.
- First-Generation @ Scripps
Designed for students who are the first in their families to attend a four year college. First-Generation@Scripps guides Scripps students through their first year and beyond, through exposure to faculty, staff, academic resources and workshops, peer to peer mentoring and social activities. This program strives 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 and collaborates with other Scripps College departments to coordinate accommodations for students. You can find more about accommodations and our process here.
- 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. Tutoring availability is dependent upon student-tutor availability.
- Faculty Resource Page
Academic Resources and Services for faculty members who have questions, concerns and/or are working with students with disabilities.