Welcome to the Instructional Center Website.
The IC is a comprehensive academic support center.
Empowering students with the skills and
tools for successful life-long learning.
is a Comprehensive Learning Center?
Committee on Learning Skills Centers says that "it is
a special place where students come for special instruction
not usually included in 'regular' classrooms." This
means that the Instructional Center (IC) is a place where
students can take their time to learn and where students
are not afraid to ask questions. It is a place where students
study together and develop support groups and lasting friendships.
The IC is truly a special place at the University of Washington.
The Instructional Center is recognized as
for learning centers at other universities.
In the spring of 2011 the IC conducted an online survey and this is how our students rated us:
Established in 1970, you
will not find a place like the Instructional Center anywhere
else on campus. In fact, it is the first comprehensive learning
center at the University of Washington.
show that students who attend learning centers achieve better
grades and are more successful during their college careers.
The Instructional Center provides academic support for OMAD
students. By using the Instructional Center regularly
study time by learning to study more effectively
better prepared for exams by learning concepts and mastering
a more personalized approach to learning
confidence in your academic abilities
the opportunity to study cooperatively in small groups
IC is staffed by more than a several professional instructors
and a multitude of tutors. You will find that they are enthusiastic
and energetic people who like to teach and are interested
in the welfare of the the students. There are instructors
and tutors available for almost every academic discipline
or major with an emphasis in Math, Science, Engineering and Technology.
addition to extra instruction for your courses, the IC
complete computer lab with up-to-date hardware and software,
as well as access to the Internet
- Preparation Workshops for the DAT, GRE, LSAT,
MCAT, OAT and PCAT
Skills Sessions and Assessments
Reading for Speed and Comprehension
for Academic Achievement, Reading, Writing, Math, Learning
Styles, and Affective Behaviors.