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:9:00a – 2:00p Thursday: 9:00a – 1:30p

 Ashley Mathews
Alief Hayes Campus Learning Center: Room B.139 & B.137

Hours: Monday & Wednesday: 10:00a – 2:00p Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00a – 1:00p Friday: 9:00a –12:30p

 Anna Maldonado
Stafford Campus Learning Center: Scarcella Center

Hours: Monday & Wednesday: 9:00a – 1:00p Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00p – 5:00p Friday: 9:00a – 12:30p

Rayford Mitchell
West Loop Campus Learning Center: Room 150

Hours: Monday – Wednesday: 3:00p – 8:00p Thursday: 3:00p – 7:30p



Office of Success and Completion

Contact Us

Dr. Misha Turner
Director of Student Success

3100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002