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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.

Services Offered

Tutoring

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
Autumn Quarter coming soon.

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.

Hours
See the session schedule.

Mission

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

 
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