STUDENT-ATHLETE SERVICES
Learning Enhancement Center

Sam Houston Learning Enhancement Center (LEC)

Located in the Ron Mafrige Field House at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium, the Sam Houston State Athletics Learning Enhancement Center(LEC) is a support center for Bearkat student-athletes. 

Equipped with a computer cluster, large study tables and comfortable seating, the LEC is a natural gathering place for student-athletes who come for academic advising, to study, to check course assignments on line, be tutored, or to relax between class time and practice.

The LEC is staffed by the associate athletic director for student services and assistant athletic director.  The two work as a team in advising student-athletes and coordinating the Sam Houston student-athlete services program.

Athletic Learning Enchancement services include:
• Guidance concerning course scheduling
• Asisstance with registration and adding or dropping a course
• Information regarding NCAA academic requirements
• Advisement, pre-registration and registration
• Eligibility, degree plan and grade checks
• Tutorial assistance monitored by all academic advisors
• Study skills groups 

The LEC features 26 computers with access to printers.  The LEC is also a "hot spot" where students with wireless capability on their laptops can access the internet. 

The LEC staff provides students with both short and long-term academic counseling and serves as a back-up to the student's assigned advisor.

The short term, student-athlete services helps the individual choose classes, provides information on professors and the workload; and aids in scheduling classes around practice and game schedules. Staff members also provide assistance should conflicts arise with exams and competition.

Over the student-athlete's career at Sam Houston, staff members help students choose majors that are consistent with their interests and goals, ensure that  individuals fulfill their requirements and are on course to graduate, and offer guidance about graduate and professional school opportunities and career planning.


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