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
Learning Emporium
SJAC Building Room 384


  • Monday – 8:00a – 1:30p
  • Tuesday & Wednesday – 8:00a – 1:00p
  • Thursday – 8:00 – 12:00p


Anna Maldonado
Stafford Campus
Learning Center: Scarcella Center – E107


  • Monday & Wednesday: 8:00a – 1:00p
  • Tuesday: 10:00p – 3:00p
  • Thursday: 10:30a – 3:00p


Cindi Robinson 
Northline Campus
Learning Center: Room 423


  • Saturday – 9:00a – 3:00p


Laneisha Davis 
Alief-Hayes Campus
Learning Center: Room B. 139 & B137


  • Monday – Thursday:  3:15p – 8:00p


Lonna Dawson
Southeast (Eastside Campus)
Learning Center: Angela Morales Building - Room 210


  • Tuesday - 10:00a - 4:00p
  • Wednesday - 10:00a - 5:00p
  • Thursday - 10:00a - 4:30p


Office of Success and Completion

Contact Us

Dr. Misha Turner
Director of Student Success

3100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002