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ACCESS Academy: Let us give you a BOOST to success!



CONTACT Dr. Rusty Dubberly with any questions, comments, or concerns you may have. Phone: (904)620-5407 Email:  



ACCESS Academy is a service offered throughout the year, known as ‘BOOST Sessions,’ and is offered through the DRC on campus. Sessions begin each semester and are typically held once a week for three or four weeks, and are at least one hour in length each week.


Advancing College Competency: Encouraging Student Success (ACCESS) Academy is a privately funded program unique to the disability resource center on campus. ACCESS Academy is designed to enhance strategic learning skills and BOOST your chance of getting and staying ahead of the game. We want YOU to reach YOUR fullest potential throughout YOUR college experience! ACCESS Academy is offered to eligible UNF students who are currently registered with the DRC. In order to be eligible for ACCESS Academy, students are required to be enrolled in at least one course AND the course must be related to the session topic in order to be eligible for the completion stipend. Attendance in all sessions per topic are mandatory and out-of-session assignments must be completed in a timely manner in order to be eligible for the stipend.




Additional Benefits Include:


Participants will receive a stipend at the successful completion of each boost session.

Participants will have the opportunity to be KEYS for future ACCESS Academy participants next semester.


Quick Apps’ assistance is available anytime throughout the semester if you are not able to enroll in a session. Quick Apps are a one-time only supplemental session that focuses on one identified topic and is facilitated through existing KEYS’ participants.


YOU, YES YOU, will earn $100.00 at the completion of each session!


Session areas will include: 

LMS Strategies

Study Strategies

Beg. & Adv. Writing

Beg. & Adv. Time Management



Test-taking Strategies

Career Strategies I & II

Stress Management




EARN and LEARN at the DRC this Spring 2019 Semester!

ACCESS Academy ROUND 3 is open for Registration!

You may RETAKE any Boost session course already taken and assist.

You will receive $100 for every completed Boost session course, even if retaking.

A Boost session course lasts 1 hour a week for 3 weeks.


Round 3 Boost Sessions Include the following:

Career Strategies II, On Mondays,

Begin on March 25th through Apr. 8th, 4:00-5:00 pm

Further explore strategies in self-determination and empowerment related to career exploration, decision-making, and independent experiences within potential career choices.

To sign up for “Career Strategies 2”  you must already have completed “Career Strategies 1” in a prior Round or be currently taking it during Spring 2019 Round 2.



Stress Management, On Wednesdays,

Begin on March 27th through Apr. 10th, 3:30-4:30pm

Learn about Stress Management techniques and strategies that promote a balanced lifestyle in relation to school, work and personal experiences.





Signing Up!

----Please use the following Doodle Link to sign up for one or multiple Boost Sessions !----

Only the first DATE of class for each Boost session course is listed in the sign up doodle.

“CLICK ON” the check box under the first class DATE of any Boost session course you are interested in attending.


All Boost Session will be held in the DRC Conference room, building 57 (College of Education and Human Services), Suite 1500 - Disability Resource Center

*Please let me know if you require any accommodations to successfully participate in a Boost session course.

Please feel free to contact Andrew Sullivan at if you have any questions or concerns.