Rocky's Resources at UAASC

Rocky's Resources @UAASC offers many diverse, free services to WIU students. Tutoring takes place for many subjects at various times and locations throughout campus.

Our Success Workshops provide valuable information to help students adapt to college.

Operating as usual


Hello Leathernecks!

Here are WIU’s Top Ten Tips on how to be successful in online classes! Make sure you stay in contact with your advisor, professors, and your classmates during this time. We’re all in this together!
For more information and success tools, go to:


Good afternoon, Leathernecks!

Classes resume today in an alternative online format. We have moved to offering tutoring online as well! Follow the instructions on how to connect with your tutor using Zoom.

For more virtual academic support go to:


It's that time again, Leathernecks!
Check out the schedule below provided by WIU Leatherneck Success Team to make sure you know when your final exams take place.

Finals begin Monday December 9th, 2019.

#WIU . . . know your Final Exam schedule? #LeatherneckLuck #Finals #FinalExam #FinalExams


Today is the last day of classes before Thanksgiving Break! Don't forget that when we get back we only have one week before finals.

We wish you safe travels, and can't wait to have all our Leathernecks back on campus!


It's Workshop Wednesday, folks!

The next workshop is Monday, Nov. 4th, 2019 covering Memory Techniques! This workshop will help students develop different memory techniques that will help them remember material both in and out of the classroom.


Good morning Leathernecks!

Finish this semester strong by brushing up on your note taking skills! Being able to take good notes provides students with easy access to study materials, helps students stay engaged in the classroom, and promotes better understanding of the course materials.

We'll see you Monday October 28th at 4:45 pm in Malpass Library- Classroom 180!


Good morning Leathernecks!

Our next workshop is Monday, Oct. 21, 2019! We will be discussing different Reading Strategies to help you better understand your class readings and how to take notes from your readings.

This is one you won't want to miss! See you there!
#wiu #rockysresources #readingstrategies


Good morning Leathernecks!

This week's workshop will help you develop your note taking skills! Taking good notes is a crucial part of your education because they help you study, stay engaged, and understand the course materials better. Students will be able to apply the skills learned in this workshop to their every day lives!

Stop on by the Cardinal/Oak Room in the Western Illinois University Union tomorrow,Thursday October 10, 2019, from 12:15pm-12:45pm to attend this workshop!


Rocky's Resources at UAASC


Happy 50th anniversary to our REACH program, formerly known as the Office of Academic Services (OAS)! Happy Homecoming, Leathernecks! Join us if you are on campus. We will be here until 5 pm today!!
#WIU22 09/22/2019

Rocky's Resources - Western Illinois University

There will not be a RR tutor located in Lincoln /Washington Hall tonight due to illness. Please check out for additional tutoring options. Welcome to Rocky's Resources! We are glad you stopped by to check out the variety of support opportunities we offer WIU students.

[04/24/19]   Good Afternoon! Both Shawn and Alali will not be tutoring tonight in the Malpass Library. We can still help with the areas listed below tonight:

INAG 310; ARTH 180; BIOL 100, 101; BOT 200; MICRO 200; CHEM 100, 101, 102, 201, 202; CS 101; EDS 121; GIS 108; HE 120, 121, 123; HS 211, 250; HIST 105, 106; KIN 290, 291; NUTR 109; PHIL 100, 120, 140; PHYS 100, 101; POLS 122, 200; PSY 100, 221, 223, 250, 251, 323; RPTA 110; SOC 100; THEA 101


Got some time? Well we do! In fact, we have a workshop on how to manage time itself! Check out the flyer for the details!

Good Morning!

Our second to last academic success workshop for the semester is this Thursday and we'll be covering Time Management. We look forward to seeing you there!

Time: 5:15pm-5:45pm
Date: Thursday, April 25th
Location: Corbin-Olson E-Classroom (1032)


Good Morning! John will not be tutoring today in Memorial Hall or tonight in the Malpass Library. You can find the classes he usually tutors below. He will be back on Monday. We hope you all have a great day!

[04/17/19]   Hello Everyone! We will not be having tutoring this Sunday in Tanner Hall. There will also not be Chemistry tutoring in Malpass Library on Monday, April 22nd. Thank you!


Don't forget to come to tutoring. It is never to early to prepare for your final tests.

[04/07/19]   Hello Everyone! We will not be having psychology tutoring this evening at the Library. Psychology tutoring should be back on Monday. Thank you!


Happy April! Check out the details for our next Academic Success Workshop on Exam Preparation!

There will be no Academic Success Workshop this week.

April Fools! (My apologies. I was feeling a bit silly!)

Join us this Thursday for our workshop on Exam Preparation. Details below.

Exam Preparation
Thursday, April 4th, 2019
Corbin-Olson E-Classroom (1032)


We're just going to go ahead and leave this lovely little flyer here.

Happy Monday! We'll close out March with a workshop on Effective Studying. We look forward to seeing you there!

Effective Studying
Date: Thursday, March 28th
Time: 5:15pm-5:45pm
Location: Corbin Conference Room (in Corbin-Olson)


Tutoring is a great way to boost your grades after midterms. Come check our availabilities at


Hello Everybody! This is just a reminder that we will not be having tutoring from Sunday, March 10 to Sunday, March 17. We will be back on Monday! Have a great Spring Break!!


Be sure to take a look at our next workshop on Stress Management!

Hi there!

Our next workshop is on Stress Management. Details are as follows!

Stress Management
Time: 5:15pm-5:45pm
Date: Wednesday, March 6th
Location: Keeney Conference Room-Rec Center

We look forward to seeing you there!



Check out this information on the next Academic Success Workshop!

Hiya! Next week we'll be covering the topic of Time Management! We look forward to seeing you there!

Time: 5:15pm-5:45pm
Location: Keeney Conference Room-Rec Center
Date: February 27th, 2019


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A new workshop? What?! No way!


Next week we'll debut our workshop on Memory Techniques. We look forward to seeing you there!

Happy Valentine's Day!

Next week we have a new workshop that touches on Memory Techniques. We hope to see you there!

Date: Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
Time: 5:15pm-5:45pm
Location: Keeney Conference Room-Rec Center


WIU Advising

Hi there! Check out this video on some tips for faster note taking in your classes.

This serves as an appetizer for the main course that is our Academic Success Workshop on Strategic Notetaking. We'd love to see you there!

Time: 5:15pm-5:45pm
Date: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
Location: Keeney Conference Room-Rec Center


In the spirit of Valentine's Day, we have decided to post one of our favorite quotes regarding love. The quote comes from Romeo and Juliet.

Juliet: Hark! Wh're can I findeth tut'ring at this hour?

Romeo: Memorial Hall in the aft'rnoon, and Malpass Library in the evening, mine own lief!

Juliet: Thx bae

Truly a fantastic line from a Shakespeare great. We hope to see you there!

[02/08/19]   Good morning! We will not be having math tutoring in the Malpass Library on Sunday. We hope you all have a great weekend.


Greetings! Check out our next Academic Success Workshop! Details in the original post!

Hello there! Here is the information for our next Academic Success Workshop. We'll be covering Strategic Notetaking next.

Time: 5:15pm-5:45pm
Location: Keeney Conference Room-Rec Center
Date: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

"Students will be able to identify techniques that can assist them in taking notes for classes"


Howdy! Be sure to check out the details for our double feature this Wednesday. It's going to be a good one!

Good Morning!

We will be having a double feature of our Academic Success Workshops this Wednesday! We will be covering Effective Studying and Exam Preparation.

Details below and in the flyers!

Time: 5pm-6pm
Date: Wednesday, February 6th
Location: Keeney Conference Room-Rec Center

[02/03/19]   Happy Sunday! We will not be having tutoring tonight in Tanner Hall due to an illness. We will still be having tutoring at the Library.


Hello Everyone! We have a new tutor starting on Monday. You can see his areas of expertise and his hours listed below. John is extremely excited to help!


Stay warm everyone!


WIU Advising

An update regarding our Academic Success Workshop for tomorrow.


Due to the recent announcement regarding the University's closure tomorrow, the Academic Success Workshop on Effective Studying will happen next Wednesday, February 6th. There will be a double feature of both Effective Studying and Exam Preparation starting at 5pm in the Keeney Conference Room of the Rec Center.

We'll post more information about the workshops later this week.

In the meantime, stay warm.


WIU Advising

Greetings! Be sure to check out the video on study tips, for it is preparation for our workshop on Effective Studying this Wednesday!

Check out this video on 9 great study tips! This will warm you up for our next workshop on Effective Studying!

Time: 5:15pm-5:45pm
Date: Wednesday, January 30th
Location: Keeney Conference Center-Rec Center

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Time Management
Speed Reading Clip





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