Academic Enrichment Program

About the AEP

The Academic Enrichment Program (AEP) is designed to provide COP students with academic support and assistance. The AEP includes a peer-tutoring program, which offers both group and individual tutoring for most required courses in the College of Pharmacy. In addition, the AEP offers seminars (i.e. test-taking, organizational skills, study skills), customized study schedule development and course-specific review sessions.
If you would like to participate in the AEP, please follow the steps below:

  1. Your name
  2. Contact information (i.e. phone number, cell number, email address)
  3. List course(s) and topic(s) that you require tutorial assistance
  4. Include your availability for tutoring - Day(s) of week and time(s).
  5. Complete the AEP Enrollment Form and return form to the appropriate SAPS Coordinator, or you can deliver the form to College of Pharmacy Room 206.
  6. If you are interested in individual tutoring services, a tutor from the current list of AEP tutors will be assigned to you.
  7. A tutor will contact you within 48 hours of your request to discuss your tutoring needs.
    If you have any problems scheduling a tutoring session or you have questions or concerns, please contact  Letrise Scott at 504-520-7219 or via email at

95% of students who attended AEP Tutoring successfully passed the course tutored.

  • On average since Fall 2016

74% of students enrolled in the Academic Enrichment Program successfully passed all of their Fall Pharmacy Courses.

  • On average since Fall 2015

Participation in the AEP is mandatory for all students entering into the College of Pharmacy with a GPA below a 3.0, however all COP students are encouraged to take advantage of the services we provide.

If you would like to participate in the AEP, please do the following: Email our Student Academic Performance and Support (SAPS) Coordinators, Mrs. Niesha Baker (A-M) or Ms. Nicole Williams (N-Z) to express interest in receiving services through the AEP Program.  Mrs. Baker can be reached via email at and Ms. Williams can be reached via email at

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