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Academic Achievement Center

Welcome to the AAC

The Academic Achievement Center (AAC) provides academic assistance to all Lasell students, whether they want some extra help studying, could use help starting a research paper, or need more intensive assistance in a specific content area. 


Our staff fosters a supportive and productive learning environment by helping students explore their academic potential and strive toward excelling in their chosen field of study. Our professional and student tutors are available for scheduled tutoring appointments and selected drop-in sessions, as well as study groups and organization/time management help.

COVID-19 RESPONSE: The AAC and our dedicated staff are here remotely to support your academic needs! Students can schedule appointments via Starfish and also have access to online tutoring services through within Canvas.    

Our Services

Individual And Small Group Tutoring

You can seek assistance in various content areas, get instruction on ways to improve study skills and take effective notes, focus on time management, organization, active reading, and also strategies to optimize online learning.

Writing Assistance

Our tutors can help you through the writing process by offering suggestions in many areas including grammar, format and citations (APA, MLA,), along with general content and flow.

Study Groups

You can form and attend study groups focused on a variety of topics and specific content areas through conference calling and Zoom. The AAC and library staff can assist you with forming such groups.

Online Tutoring

You can use, a convenient and effective online tutoring service, free to all Lasell students, ready to use at a time that's convenient for your schedule. Go to Canvas and click on "Resources" to access this service at your convenience. With single-sign-on, you can use your Lasell credentials to get you started with this fantastic online resource.

Flexible Solutions For Remote Support

You can schedule an appointment via Starfish to speak with an AAC tutor at a scheduled time over the phone, via Skype, or chat during our regular hours.

Disability Supports

For questions about disability supports, please contact Dolores Radlo at: 
via Starfish for remote session  

Need Help, But Are Not Sure Who To Ask?  

Log into Starfish and click "Raise Your Hand" to ask a general question, or to send a message directly to the Academic Achievement Center for academic support.  

Days/Hours Of Operation

  • Through end of semester: (always available online through Canvas link, 24/7)
  • Fall 2020: Remote tutoring, Mondays-Thursdays 8:30am-9pm, Fridays 8:30am-4:30pm; make appointments via Starfish

Please Note: All AAC tutoring supports are always available at no additional cost for all Lasell University students - there are no fees for online tutoring services.

Tutor and student

Our peer writing tutors have earned International Tutor Training Certification.