Academic Support Center

Hours & Appointments

During the summer months, writing assistance is available in the Academic Support Center on the lower level of the Learning Commons on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (open drop-in). Additional hours—including evening hours—are available by appointment. Please call (603) 897-8581 or email to schedule an appointment.

Support for Writers
Our professional Writing Consultants are ready to help you as you work on your writing assignments this semester. Whether you are just getting started, feeling stuck, trying to write a thesis, struggling with APA or MLA documentation, or making sure your grammar is correct, we can give you a hand!

To make an appointment or check out our open drop-in hours, just click on the link on the right hand side of your MyRiv page or go to

Log on using your Rivier ID/Password and search on the date you want. Any day/time that is in GREEN can be reserved; the day/times in BLUE are open drop-in times that do not require an appointment. If you prefer, you can always call us at (603) 897-8581.

Support for Online Students
Students enrolled in online courses are welcome to submit a draft as a Word document file (.doc or .docx) to Please include the name of course and instructor, a brief description of assignment, the due date, and what you would like us to focus on as we respond to your paper. A response will be provided within two working days (does not include weekends).

Support for Content Areas 
Our Peer Tutors and Supplemental Instruction Leaders can help you review class content, prepare for exams, and figure out how to approach homework assignments. They can also share successful study strategies that have worked for them. We have peer tutors for math, nursing, A&P, chemistry, Spanish, and biology, and Supplemental Instruction Sessions for A&P and microbiology. Click here for our spring 2019 schedule.