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 Academic Assistance and Student Resources

 

Most students can benefit from a little help at times. Below you will find a list of resources available for your use. If you need assistance in an area that is not included on this list, please contact your advisor.

Biology

Biology Resource Center - Lilly Hall B-401; Phone: 49-46145; http://www.bio.purdue.edu/Academic/undergrad/brc.html

Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.;
Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. *

The Biology Resource Center offers free tutorial help for introductory biology courses, course syllabi and textbooks, and sample problem sets. Individual and group study space available.

Chemistry

Chemistry Resource Room – WTHR 117B; Phone: 49-45310; http://www.chem.purdue.edu/rroom
Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.;
Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.;
Saturday, 9:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.;
Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. *

Staffed by upper-level chemistry students, the Resource Room is available for students who need help with homework, need to see a textbook or an old exam, or want to review a lecture. Individual and group study space is available.

COSINE

College of Science Instructional Nightly Enrichment (COSINE)

A free tutoring program to help students in first-year courses in Biology, Chemistry and Math. COSINE offers evening tutoring right in your own backyard. Our goal is to help you develop problem-solving skills needed to do your homework. Please visit one of our locations for assistance.

COSINE at Harrison Hall, C218 Conference Room: 7 to 10 p.m. Monday and Wednesday

COSINE at Owen Hall, Collaboration Room: 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday

***For optimal tutoring results, bring your textbook and class notes***

English

Writing Lab - HEAV 226
Tutoring: 49-43723;
On-Line Writing lab (OWL): http://owl.english.purdue.edu/Monday

Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.;
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. *

Staff are available to help with any writing project - from paper to resume.

General Help (with study skills, test taking, etc.)

Academic Success Center - ENAD 242 - 49-45569; http://www.purdue.edu/studentsuccess/academic/asc/index.html

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. *

The Success Center features help in specific areas, one-to-one interaction, videotapes, academic skills seminars, etc. (See below for workshop schedule)

MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences)

Dr. Pamala Morris, Advisor, pmorris@purdue.edu;
https://ag.purdue.edu/omp/Pages/manrrs.aspx

MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences) – dedicated to the “…inclusion, achievement, and advancement of all people in the agricultural sciences”

An organization open to anyone with a vital interest in promoting diversity in agriculture, natural resources and related sciences, MANRRS-Purdue, pledges “to work for the inclusion, achievement, and advancement of all people in the agricultural sciences.” Will host a 3-hour study table each week using graduate students as tutors for chemistry, calculus, and English. Study tables are open to all students in the College of Agriculture, and snacks will be provided.

Math

Math Help Room - MATH 205; http://www.math.purdue.edu/academic/courses/helproom/Monday

Thursday, 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.;
Friday, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. *

Staffed by teaching assistants for MA courses. 

Physics

Physics Help Room - PHYS 11A; www.physics.purdue.edu/academic_programs/undergraduates (see Help Centers). A list of physics tutors is also posted at this website.

Women in Engineering/Women in Science Tutoring Program

WIEP-WISP tutoring is available in the Conference Room on the Main floor of Earhart Hall. FREE tutoring for 100 and 200-level science and math courses.  Hours are:

  • 7 - 10 P.M. Sunday
  • 8 - 10 P.M. Monday
  • 7 - 10 P.M. Tuesday through Thursday. *

There is no tutoring available during finals week.  Dead week tutoring runs 8-10 PM instead of 7-10.  * All hours are subject to change

 

Academic Success Skills Workshops

Sponsored by Academic Success Center.

Free! No registration necessary!

Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 pm
January 15 Time Management STEW 322
January 29 "Acing" Your Exams STEW 318
February 5 "I'll Do It Tomorrow" (How to Avoid Procrastination) STEW 318
February 12 Staying Focused STEW 318
April 23: Surviving Finals Week TBD
 

http://www.purdue.edu/studentsuccess/academic/workshops/index.html