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​Academic Support and Wellness Services 


The Department of Academic Support and Wellness Services offers a wide range of professional and psychological services to support the emotional wellbeing and personal development of students enrolled at Dar Al-Hekma University.



The academic support unit offers a number of services to support students in their learning and help them overcome any challenges in their academic journey.

Academic Support Services: 

  • Assessment and support for students with learning difficulties.
  • ​Coaching sessions to improve study skills and academic performance.
  • Career counseling to help students choose the right major.
  • ​​Awareness workshops to raise awareness on learning skills and learning difficulties.

​Career Advising Services

​The academic support unit offers a number of careers advising services to ensure that students at Dar ALHekma university are prepared for success in their career after graduation. These services include individual coaching session and workshops in the following topics: 

  • Choosing the right major through administering career interest assessment.

  • Personality Assessment to raise self-awareness and discover the right career path.

  • Job interview skills.

  • Writing CVs.

  • Writing Linked In Profile.

  • Career planning.

  • ​Career success skills​​.​

The counseling services unit offers psychological and emotional support for student through: 

  • Individual counselling sessions by certified psychologists.
  • Awareness workshops and events to raise awareness on mental health issues ​​

  • Basic medical services and first-aid treatment for indoor injuries

  • Referrals to hospitals when necessary.

  • Administering over the counter medications.

  • Supporting students suffering from chronic illness.

  • Raising health awareness by offering a variety of health literature, campaigns, event, awareness emails​


​The Central Academic Advising Unit (CAADU), under the supervision of the Provost Office, is the chief   academic advising support system for students at the University. It is managed by the Head of Academic Advising Unit   and consists of a team of Central Academic Advisors (CAA) who are each responsible for the University's different undergraduate programs and their respective academic advisors. ​


The Academic Support Services Office is committed to enriching the academic experience of students and to help them overcome any academic hurdles they may have. Students who experience academic challenges  are referred to the Office of Academic Support Services Office where   their individual needs are addressed according to specific and individualized plans of action.

The services offered include:

  • ​​Psycho-educational Assessment: 

when necessary, a comprehensive assessment of the referred students is administered to identify their strengths and weaknesses. Such an assessment helps in providing the adequate learning support for those students and implementing necessary accommodations they might need while taking tests in the different courses they are enrolled in.

  • Tutorials:

Tutorials are conducted either one- on-one or in small groups as a support for students who need to develop their mathematical literacy, improve their time management, and enhance their study skills. It can involve peer tutoring or booking sessions with a specialized instructor.

  • ​Workshops:

Workshops focus on enhancing students' skills in a number of areas in support of their learning. Topics covered may include effective study skills, time management and test-taking strategies.


​Rm. 215, Ext. 266
The Math Support Lab offers support and accommodates students with difficulties in Math and mathematical literacy skills through individualized support. Tutoring sessions are offered t
o students on a one-on-one basis or in small group settings. 


Rm. 234, Ext. 641
The Writing Studio strives to help students become better writers by guiding them to improve their writing skills It offers scheduled one-on -one tutoring sessions to assist students overcome problems in paragraph development, organization, word choice, punctuation, sentence structure, reference citation, and much more. These sessions will enable students to learn productive habits in pre-writing, in the actual writing process, and above all in critically evaluating their work through introducing radical changes in their approach to writing.
The Studio welcomes students by appointment or as walk-ins upon availability.


Rm. 146-6, Ext. 177

The Center helps students overcome difficulties they may face in the Arabic language courses as well as helping them improve their Arabic Language skills.


Rm. 171, Ext. 302
The Speech, Language and Hearing clinic at Dar Al-Hekma serves students with language, fluency, and articulation and voice problems. The clinic offers free assessment and treatment services provided by speech-language pathology assistants. Dar Al-Hekma Students are encouraged to benefit from this service especially if it is affecting their academic performance and communication skills.

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