Academic Support and Resources

Click the expandable boxes below to discover a wide variety of academic support and resources available to students, including Career Services, the Writing Center, Counseling Services, Student Policies, and the Library.

For assistance with access to any of these resources, email the Center for Student Success at

The Career Services office provides current students with instruction in career education, planning, and development.

To learn more about ACPHS Career Services offerings, please contact Luke Schmonsky or Linda Roberts:

Luke Schmonsky
Director, Center for Student Success
(518) 694-7293
Linda Roberts
Career and Employer Relations Specialist
(518) 694-7295

General inquiries and job postings may be directed to

The Writing Center is a free, one-to-one service available to all members of the ACPHS community. It is staffed by peer and professional tutors who are trained to assist writers at all levels of ability with any type of written or oral communication task at any stage of the writing or oral communication process. The Center is designed to help students with their writing needs and create confident, self-reflective writers. It does not provide editing or proofreading assistance.

You can schedule an appointment with a Writing Center tutor via Upswing, the student portal.

Other Writing Resources

Below are some virtual academic writing resources with helpful information.

Academic Writing Resources from other Institutions

For information on writing for specific fields (such as Science and Philosophy):

For information on grammar, punctuation and style:

For information on academic integrity: 

Online Writing Labs (OWLs)

The Office of Counseling and Wellness on the Albany Campus offers free wellness and mental health services for students of the College.

Services include assistance with a variety of issues, such as academic and adjustment concerns, anxiety, alcohol and drug use, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, family problems, LGBTQ, mood swings, relationship difficulties, stress, and suicidal thoughts. Academic accommodations for individuals with documented disabilities are also processed through this office. 

All counseling, consultations, and referrals are kept strictly confidential, in accordance with legal and professional guidelines.

The Office of Counseling and Wellness is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Online students may schedule appointments through the confidential secretary/receptionist at (518) 694-7107 or by emailing the Office of Counseling and Wellness at They can also assist with making referrals to a counselor in your area. 

The Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences library provides high quality resources, services and educational experiences to meet students’ information needs. Professional librarians are available to provide one-on-one research assistance to online students via phone, email and instant messaging.

For more information visit the library website or send an email to

The following documents are selected ACPHS student policies:

To view other ACPHS policies, visit the College's Student Consumer Information page and the College's Catalog page.