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success/advising center

success center

the success/advising center may be your best friend at college!

helping under-prepared students prepare, prepared students to advance and advanced students to excel.

the success/advising centers offer academic assessment, academic advising, academic support, tutoring, support for accommodations, abe/hiset instruction, and independent study in preparatory or college credit courses.  

success/advising centers are located at each iowa lakes campus. most services are provided free of charge to iowa lakes' students, ensuring their academic success.


Grammerly

use grammarly. become a better student.
fuel your academic success.

iowa lakes is now offering grammarly as a new resource for all iowa lakes students. grammarly can be used to improve spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, writing style and plagiarism. 

** note to students: it is up to you to incorporate the appropriate suggestions that are provided by grammarly. it will not fix your writing for you, but is a tool that will provided feedback for improvements. **

visit the success center to get started today!


success center hours (by campus)

*due to covid-19, any proctored exams require an appointment. 

*please call the number listed to schedule your appointment at least 24 hours in advance.

algona (515-295-8521 or ljenson@iowalakes.edu)
monday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
tuesday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
wednesday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
thursday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
   
emmetsburg (712-852-5275 or lschmidt@iowalakes.edu)
monday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
tuesday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
wednesday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
   
estherville (712-362-7935 or mstruve@iowalakes.edu or sgarber@iowalakes.edu)
monday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
tuesday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
wednesday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
thursday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
   
spencer (712-580-8622 or spsuccess@iowalakes.edu)
monday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
tuesday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
wednesday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
   
spirit lake (712-336-6564 or dmcdonald@iowalakes.edu or ssievert@iowalakes.edu)
monday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
tuesday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
wednesday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
friday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

 
*all centers may also be open by appointment. if the above times do not work for you, please call the office to discuss.  

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