Academic Coaching

Students often have questions about whether the Academic Coaching Program is right for them. Here are some things to consider:

Common Questions

How can an Academic Coach help me improve?

Each student has different needs; Coaches most often assist with providing organization, motivation, goal-setting, reflection, self-regulation, time management, study skills, outlining and insight into learning strengths. Coaches can assist greatly with providing structure and accountability.

Do I need to have a documented disability to use the Coaching service?

Yes, unless you have received a referral from a Hall Health service provider. Students have to be registered and connected with our office. Students can learn about getting started with DRS by reviewing our Getting Started webpage or contacting us directly.

Do Coaches work with graduate and professional school students too?

Yes!

How long am I eligible for the Coaching program?

Students who enroll in Academic Coaching have access to the program for the duration of their time at the UW. Undergraduates can meet with a Coach up to four times during each academic quarter; graduate & professional student will likely have a more individualized meeting schedule.

How do I get matched with an Academic Coach?

DRS students can be referred to academic coaching by their Counseling Coordinator based on need and space. Students can learn about getting started with DRS by reviewing our Getting Started page or contacting us. Hall Health Center for a drop-in Academic Coaching visit (check in at the Patient Service Center to start).

How do I contact the DRS Office for this?

DRS contact information is (206) 543-8924, uwdrs@uw.edu, or disability.uw.edu. We are open Monday – Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM with daily drop-in hours listed on our homepage.

How do I contact Hall Health for this?

Call (206) 685-1011, or just stop by Hall Health Center for a drop-in Academic Coaching visit (check in at the Patient Service Center to start).

 

Does DRS Academic Coaching sound like a good fit for you?

 

 
Yes, I’m interested and ready to get started!

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I’m not ready right now, but maybe later.

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