Who can help me?

General Academic Support

Your Dean

If you are encountering difficulties at Bryn Mawr, the first thing you may want to do is discuss these issues with your Dean, who can then direct you to an appropriate support service.

Academic Support and Learning Resources Specialist, Rachel Heiser

Help with study skills, note taking; test taking strategies; time management, organization

Peer Mentors

Advice on academic success and planning and information on other support services

Child Study Institute (CSI)

Help with test-taking strategies, time management, and organizational/executive function skills

Bryn Mawr College Library 

Help with research questions for courses, assignments & theses.  Ask a Librarian service via www.brynmawr.edu/askalibrarian 

Support for Course Work

Peer Tutors (selected introductory courses)

Peer-Led Instruction (selected Chemistry and Physics courses)

Teaching Assistants (selected courses)

Library research & course guides

Support for the Whole Student

Stress Management

Emotional Health

    • The Counseling Service
      • Counseling for anxiety, depression, relationship issues, body image, self-esteem, sexual identity issues
      • Ongoing groups for bereavement and eating disorders
    • Child Study Institute (CSI)
      • Therapy for conditions such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorders, eating disorders
      • Social Strategy Group for students with social anxiety/autism spectrum disorders

Physical Health

    • Health Center
      • Care and referral for health issues.
    • Athletics
      • Provide opportunities and facilities that promote health and fitness.
    • Dining Services Nutritionist
      • Offers counseling on healthy eating, weight management, eating disorders, food allergies and other nutrition concerns. 

Services for Students with Disabilities

Access Services

Provides support and reasonable accommodations when necessary for eligible students with diagnosed learning, medical, physical, and psychological disabilities

Child Study Institute (CSI)

 Provides reduced-cost psychological evaluations for students referred by Access Services who want to update prior testing or determine whether they have a learning disability

Conducts psychological evaluations for students seeking documentation to support accommodation requests for graduate admissions exams

Services for International Students

Assistant Director for International Student and Scholar Services and Advising

Advice on immigration issues and employment; resources on transition and integration into the Bryn Mawr community

The Writing Center

Assistance with ESL writing and reading, and conversation groups for non-native speakers