Academic Coaching

Connect - Engage - Succeed

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Academic Coaching for Success

The top priority of an academic coach is to educate Houston Community College (HCC) students about college resources and provide strategies to help increase their opportunities to be successful.

Academic Success Coaches help students in the following ways:

  •  Provide tips for moving student plans forward
  •  Help students identify and overcome barriers
  •  Help students navigate the college environment and understand academic expectations
  •  Brainstorm about available resources to reach students reach their goals and meet challenges
  •  Explore ways for students to become more socially connected and engaged at HCC
  •  Review and discuss essential success strategies (such as: Time management, stress management, study skills)
  •  Refer students to important college resources and services
  •  Clarify students’ academic and personal goals

Academic Coach Contact Information

Joyce Jacquet
Central Campus, San Jacinto Building, Learning Emporium – SJAC Room 384
Hours:  Monday–Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Thursday – 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Ashley Mathews
Alief Hayes Campus
Learning Center:  Room B139 & B 137
Hours:  Monday&Wednesday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday&Thursday: 9 a.m - 1 p.m, Friday, 9 a.m - 12 p.m.

Priscilla Chavera
Southeast Campus (Eastside) Angela Morales Building Writing: Room 210.2
Hours:  Monday - Tuesday 5:15 p.m - 8 p.m., Wednesday – 5:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m, Thursday: 5:15 p.m. - 7 p.m.


Office of Success and Completion

Contact Us

Dr. Misha Turner
Director of Student Success

3100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002