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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.



YOU, YES YOU, will earn $100.00 for the first successful completion of any Boost session course!


Session areas will include: 

  • Study Strategies
  • Writing
  • Time Management
  • Test-taking Strategies
  • Career Strategies 
  • Stress Management


How to sign up for Boost Session Courses Each Round


  1. During each Round four Boost session courses are offered. There are three Rounds with four courses each.
  2. Click on the Doodle link that was sent in the Round registration notification email or Canvas announcement.
  3. You will see 4 days/times listed at the bottom as check boxes. Each day/time listed corresponds to the start date of a different Boost Course. 
  4. Type your Full name and N# in the text box adjacent to the day/time check boxes.  
  5. Then click the check box under the start day/time of each Boost Course you would like to participate in for the Round.
  6. The “Send Cannot attend” button will change to “Send”, click the send button to complete sign up.
  7. You make $100 for the first successful completion of any Boost session course.


Spring 2020 Boost Sessions


  • Round 1 January 27, 2020 through February 13, 2020
  • Self-Advocacy Mondays         1/27, 2/3, 2/10       Time: 4:00-5:00pm
  • Study Strategies          Tuesdays        1/28, 2/4, 2/11        Time: 4:00-5:00pm
  • Time Management 1 Wednesdays   1/29, 2/5, 2/12       Time: 2:00-3:00pm
  • Writing Strategies 1 Thursdays       1/30, 2/6, 2/13       Time: 1:00-2:00pm
  • Round 2 February 17, 2020 through March 5, 2020
  • Career Strategies 1 Mondays         2/17, 2/24, 3/2       Time: 4:00-5:00pm
  • Test-Taking Strat          Tuesdays        2/18, 2/25, 3/3       Time: 4:00-5:00pm
  • Time Management 2 Wednesdays   2/19, 2/26, 3/4       Time: 2:00-3:00pm
  • Writing Strategies 2 Thursdays       2/20, 2/27, 3/5       Time: 1:00-2:00pm
  • Round 3 March 23, 2020 through April 9, 2020
  • Canceled