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Tuesday, 12:00 p.m-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Test proctoring is not available during Finals Week.


We welcome comments or questions! 
CAS Main Desk 530-895-2386

Miya Squires
CAS Coordinator
Office: LRC 282
Phone: 530-895-2811


Amy Hughes
CAS Secretary
Office: LRC 205
Phone: 530-895-2808

Ann Shannon

Learning Resource Specialist
Office: LRC 213
Phone: 530-895-2306

Jon Hays
Student Athlete Success Supervisor
Office: LRC 218
Phone: 530-879-6142


April Hennessy
Learning Resource Specialist
Supplemental Instruction (SI) Coordinator
Office: LRC 231
Phone: 530-895-2941


Monica Brown
Learning Resource Specialist
Office: LRC 206
Phone: 530-895-2882

Kathleen Turner
Learning Resource Specialist
Office: LRC 206
Phone: 530-895-2882

Julia Coolidge
Learning Resource Specialist
Office: LRC 206
Phone: 530-895-2882

Tina Day
Learning Resource Specialist
Office: LRC 206
Phone: 530-895-2882

Center for Academic Success

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Welcome to the

Center for Academic Success (CAS).

CAS Big Room with StudentsThe Center for Academic Success provides many resources in support of academic success for all Butte College students. We focus on helping students gain strategies and skills they can apply in a variety of settings and in a variety of ways across the curriculum. Our four Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) summarize what students will ideally achieve as a result of their participation in CAS programs and services:

CAS Student Learning Outcomes

1. Effective Use of Resources
2. Successful Application of Learning Strategies
3. Effective Use of Self-Assessment Strategies
4. Retention and Success

The complete list of CAS SLOs, which includes the description of corresponding knowledge and skills, is available in pdf format. On the second page of this document can be found some of the specific behaviors students will demonstrate when the outcomes have been successfully achieved.

Our goal in CAS is to help Butte College students succeed academically. Services are free for all currently enrolled Butte College students. Students are always asked to check in when accessing any CAS services.

To use the services in CAS, please enroll each semester in EDUC 310, a free, non-graded, no-credit course. This only takes a minute or two and is necessary for continuing CAS funding. For more information or to get assistance with enrolling, please visit the front desk of CAS in the LRC on main campus or in CHC 230 at the Chico Center.

The Center for Academic Success (CAS) is located on the main floor of the Learning Resource Center on main campus. CAS is open Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

CAS at the Chico Center is located in CHC 230. The hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Monday evenings, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CAS at the Chico Center is closed on Fridays.

Free Tutoring is available in many subjects. No appointment is necessary. For more information on tutoring and schedules, please go to CAS Tutoring.

Tutor-Supported Drop-in Computer Labs, located on main campus in LRC 224 (inside CAS) and LRC 143, and at the Chico Center in CHC 231, offer computers for student academic use. See CAS Rooms and Labs for further details about the labs.

CAS Critical Skills Workshops are free, drop-in workshops that cover a wide variety of topics that support student success. All current workshop schedules are available online after the second week of the semester by selecting the CAS Workshops link. Schedules are also available as handouts at the CAS front desk and at the Academic Support Services Center at the Chico Center. For more information the Critical Skills Study Hour ½-unit course, please go to Critical Skills 1/2-unit Course.

Group Study Rooms inside CAS are available for student use. Rooms can be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. See CAS Rooms and Labs for further details.

The Student Athlete Success Program is supervised by Coach Jon Hays during scheduled hours inside CAS for students pursuing academic as well as athletic goals. CAS takes pride in this highly effective program. Contact CAS staff or the Butte College Athletic Department for more information.

CAS TIP Sheets are online resources that offer specific information on more than 85 topics, including writing skills, such as rules of grammar and punctuation, and reading, study, and job skills. See CAS TIP Sheets to access all topics.

Individual Study Guide Sessions are available by appointment with CAS faculty. Specific study strategies and available resources can be explored with students in individual or group sessions. Call CAS at 530-895-2386 (main campus) or 530-893-7720 (Chico Center) for more information or to set up an appointment.

Test Proctoring in CAS this semester will be available on main campus only (inside CAS) on Tuesdays, 8:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.; Wednesdays, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.; and Fridays, 8:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Students must plan to complete their tests within those time limits.

Center for Academic Success Mission Statement
The Center for Academic Success (CAS) teaches skills and strategies to help students become independent and active learners and to achieve academic success. In support of this mission, we maintain an open channel of communication with faculty. We supplement faculty instruction by providing peer and professional tutoring, Critical Skills Workshops and associated skills-building courses (EDUC 10, 110, 210), structured content-area support via Instructional Aides and Supplemental Instruction, appropriate resource materials as student needs emerge, and alternate testing facilities.

We offer many resources in support of academic success for all current Butte College students. Stop by any time to learn more!

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