Bard College is committed to providing academic support for all students. The faculty and staff associated with the Learning Commons provide assistance to:


v  students who need tutoring in subject-specific fields in the many disciplines offered at Bard. Resources include classes, workshops, and assistance in developing new learning strategies, tutorials, and other academic advice that may be appropriate to the studentís individual needs.


v  students who possess basic academic skills but who experience difficulties with thedemands of college level work, including such issues as time management, study skills, and the writing of research papers;



Individual tutoring in writing and in other subjects can be arranged by contacting the Learning Commons, located in the basement of Stone Row, or by calling 758-7812, or by filling out the appointment form at The Commons is open Monday-Friday, 9-5, although tutoring sessions may be scheduled with peer-tutors for others days and times as well. Review sessions and individual tutoring for math and sciences, and drop-in hours for math and writing help are also available during the semester.Call 758-7812 for days and times, or visit the BARC website at:


All students at Bard College must take and pass a mathematics or computing course before graduation. If you havenít taken a math course at Bard yet, please take our Online Math Placement Diagnostic Test.Go to†† for instructions, or contact Maria Belk at


In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, Bard College is committed to providing equal access to the Collegeís academic courses, programs, and activities for all students. Students with physical or psychological disabilities should register with the Disability Support Coordinator in order to receive necessary accommodations. Forms are available at: