Academic Support

Harcum College is dedicated to the educational and professional success of its students. The Office of Academic Affairs coordinates the network of support services and resources. Our goals are for students to become academically and professionally successful. We assist you in gaining the tools to become a better student and an independent learner. A student will find a unique experience at Harcum College with access to tutoring services, an accommodating disabilities office, and programming for international students. Our support services foster a holistic approach to student success.

Center for International Programs & English Language Academy

The Center for International Programs provides a variety of services to students at Harcum College. The office issues and processes I-20's for international students and also creates cultural programming throughout the year for all Harcum students. The English Language Academy is available for students for whom English is a second language. Students can take classes in writing, reading, grammar, and oral communication in order to prepare for college and graduate coursework.

Office of Disability Services and Learning Specialist Services

The Office of Disability Services (ODS) provides testing, classroom, and field site accommodations for students who have documented disabilities. ODS makes available a variety of the latest assistive technology for reading and writing disabilities, visual and hearing impairments, and offers other specialized devices as needed. As the Learning Specialist, the Director of ODS offers access to all students through a variety of academic supports.

The Educational Success Center

The Educational Success Center's (ESC) mission is to assist Harcum students in developing the skills necessary to achieve their academic and career goals through peer and professional tutoring, academic computer use, software, and workshops. All of the services are free to Harcum students. For more information on computer use, tutoring, software, and workshops, please review our website at

Student Support Services

Student Support Services (SSS) recognizes each student’s individual learning style and provides an array of resources and tutoring to help students improve academically. The SSS provides a holistic approach to student support by assisting in many aspects of student life. Find out if you are eligible today.

Upward Bound

Harcum College's Upward Bound Program (Hcub) helps high school students prepare for college admission and graduation by providing year round academic enrichment, mentorship, college tours, and counseling. Upward Bound offers a residential college experience during the summer in which students live on Harcum's campus and receive academic instruction.