Academic Support

Working collaboratively with other departments across campus, our office supports students in achieving their personal, academic, and professional goals. Students can engage with our office in a variety of ways.

We offer:

  • One-on-one meetings for academic coaching and personalized support
  • One-on-one meetings for accessible education and accommodation services
  • Workshops and resources on time management strategies, study techniques, and other tools for student success

Our office includes:
Amy Bibbens
Associate Dean for Academic Resources and Student Success

Dennis Kamakana
Coordinator for Student Accessibility Services / Accessible Education Services

We work in partnership with members of the Office of Academic Affairs to support students in their academic pursuits, including:
Marianne de Laet
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Anthropology and Science, Technology, and Society

Elizabeth Connolly
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics

The Academic Deans – Dean Bibbens, Dean de Laet, and Dean Connolly – can be contacted at

The Student Disability Resource Center is an additional resource for students at The Claremont Colleges, and we partner with them to provide test proctoring, accessible technology, and workshops and events.