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Learning Commons

Learning Commons

The Learning Commons, located in the Information Commons (first floor, John T. Richardson Library), is a collaborative learning studio which provides a variety of peer tutoring services.

No appointment necessary. See below for hours.

Full Calendar Student Success Site

Services Offered


College of Science and Health Tutoring: Many academic programs offer free tutoring services for students.  For departments not listed below, see the College of Science and Health Tutoring Services.

  • Nursing - located in the Scholar's Lab, JTR 103
    Monday & Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Physics - located in JTR 307
    Monday, 11:30 a.m - 1:00 p.m; 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; 1:30 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Psychology (Stats) - located in JTR 307
    Monday, 10:10 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.; 4:20 - 5:50 p.m.
    Tuesday & Thursday, 1:00 - 3:10 p.m.
    Wednesday, 9:40 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.; 4:20 - 5:50 p.m.
    Friday, 10:20 a.m. - 1:20 p.m.

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction (SI) aims to help students successfully complete historically difficult classes through peer-assisted study sessions. Open to all students in a targeted SI course.

See the session schedule.


The Learning Commons, located in the John T. Richardson Library, is a student-centered learning environment that provides collaborative peer-education in a central location surrounded by academic resources. The Learning Commons supports Goal 1 of Vision 2018, "Focus the entire university community on student learning and success," by offering of a range of high-quality, academic support services in a convenient, visible location. To work towards the Learning Commons mission, Learning Commons partners adhere to the following guiding principles:

  • Services are peer-based
  • Services are open to all students
  • Services are provided on a drop-in basis
  • Service partners share in the governance and administration of the Learning Commons


Contact Krystal Lewis at  or (773) 325-8519


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