Office of Academic Assistance

Students may contact the Director of Student Support Services for assistance in further developing their academic skills. This includes such areas as study skills, note-taking skills, time management, test-taking skills, and other skills that help students succeed academically. Computer programs that help improve reading, writing, and math are available at minimal cost. Study skills videos are available. The Director will help a student engage a tutor, but payment is the responsibility of the student.

The Office of Academic Assistance also administers the CLEP, DANTES, and MAT, and proctors tests for correspondence courses. For general information, fees, or to schedule an appointment, call (479) 524-7471.


Services for Students with Disabilities

It is the goal of John Brown University that all enrolled students be given equal opportunity to succeed in their quest for a higher education that is based upon our "Christ Over All" philosophy and that integrates the educational principles of "Head, Heart, and Hand." In accordance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, John Brown University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to students who are disabled. Students having documented disabilities may consult JBU's Director of Student Support Services, Jacqueline Wright, who works with students and instructors to arrange appropriate assistance in learning and physical access. The Office of Disability Services is located on campus, in the Learning Resource Center, Room 147. You may contact the Director by phone (479) 524-7400, or by e-mail to