Ancell Commons

Westside Campus Classroom Building, Suite 433 in the Robert S. Young library

The Ancell Commons is dedicated to helping every student enrolled in business courses at WCSU.

The Ancell Commons is a great place to study and to find in-person or virtual tutoring and academic support. Make sure to check the Ancell Pride blog on a regular basis for events and opportunities curated just for you! Tutoring is free and confidential.

New to Western? Check out online resources from the Ancell Commons, like the opens in a new windowNew Student Checklist, our Semester-at-a-Glance calendaropens PDF file , and the  opens in a new windowQuick Reference Guide, a clickable resource that will help you navigate the University.

Find resources about college basics like time management, ending procrastination, and taking effective class notes on our opens in a new windowstudy smarter page and some inside info to help  opens in a new windowmake the most of your education dollar.

Thinking about the bigger picture and how to optimize your education? Visit  opens in a new windowTransferMation for ideas and inspiration.

Use these FREE resources from the Ancell Commons community:

  • Tutoring in business, justice and law, economics 211 and 213, and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Peer-led study groups
  • Study tools and resources
  • Presentation coaching
  • Study space, meeting rooms and technology
  • Ancell Pride student blog

Westside Classroom Bldg. Suite 433, in the Robert S. Young Library
Elise Budnick, Coordinator
(203) 837-8567
budnicke@wcsu.educreate new email


We offer academic support for various courses as well as Microsoft platforms and presentation coaching.

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