Contact Us
Rachel Heiser
Academic Support and Learning Resources Specialist
Guild Hall, Rm. 104
rheiser@brynmawr.edu Phone: 610-526-5375

Academic and Student Support Services

Bryn Mawr College offers a wide array of resources to help students be successful. The support services listed below can help Bryn Mawr students to:

  • Thrive academically
  • Manage stress
  • Maintain mental health
  • Learn about services for students with disabilities

All of the campus support services listed below are provided free of charge, except for Counseling Services, which offers 6 free sessions and then sliding scale fees, and the Child Study Institute, which charges fees on a sliding scale for all services.

Where to Begin

  • Your Dean
  • If you are encountering difficulties at Bryn Mawr, the first thing you may want to do is discuss these issues with your Dean, who can then direct you to an appropriate support service.

Academic Support

General Academic Support

Support for Course Work

Reading Support

Math Support

Writing Support

Public Speaking Support

The Writing Center

    • Assistance with public speaking

Support for the Whole Student

Stress Management

Emotional Health

  • The Counseling Service
    • Counseling for anxiety, depression, relationship issues, body image, self-esteem, sexual identity issues
    • Ongoing groups for bereavement and eating disorders
  • Child Study Institute (CSI)
    • Therapy for conditions such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorders, eating disorders
    • Social Strategy Group for students with social anxiety/autism spectrum disorders

    Physical Health

    • Health Center
      • Care and referral for health issues.
    • Athletics
      • Provide opportunities and facilities that promote health and fitness.
    • Dining Services Nutritionist
      • Offers counseling on healthy eating, weight management, eating disorders, food allergies and other nutrition concerns. 

    Services for Students with Disabilities

    • Access Services
      • Provides support and reasonable accommodations when necessary for eligible students with diagnosed learning, medical, physical, and psychological disabilities
    • Child Study Institute (CSI)
      •  Provides reduced-cost psychological evaluations for students referred by Access Services who want to update prior testing or determine whether they have a learning disability
      • Conducts psychological evaluations for students seeking documentation to support accommodation requests for graduate admissions exams

    Services for International Students