Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

For Undergraduate Students

Home | Workshop Program | Study Groups | Study Skills | Tutoring | Disability Resources | News & Events | FAQ | Resources for Students | Report an Accessibility Concern | CAS 310 - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Program | Resources for TAs

Study Groups

What are they?

Study Group

Study groups offer an opportunity to study collaboratively with classmates, guided by a student leader who did well in the same course within the past year or two. We aim for a maximum of twelve students per group; most groups are smaller.

Groups meet weekly, and last for an hour.

Study groups typically start in the third week of the semester. The last day of classes will be the last day of study groups.

What do they achieve?

Most people learn better when they study in groups, regardless of how well they're doing already. If you're having difficulty, you can get help from others. If you're handling the material well, you can deepen your understanding by working with others.

And an hour spent studying in company is better than an hour of procrastination and distractions.

Which courses? Where? When?

The Fall 2016 study group schedule will be posted during the first weeks of the new semester. Stay tuned!

Each study group meeting is one (academic) hour long. All groups gather during the evening hours.

How do you join?

You can sign up for study groups through the course Blackboard page (under Organizations).

If your course isn't listed?

Though we're not currently taking requests for new study groups, CETL does have several other resources for students. Check out our Tutoring and Study Skills Consulting pages.

Interested in leading a group?

Have a look at the CETL jobs page. We look for study group leaders at the end of every term, and especially at the end of Spring.

Study Groups Fall 2016

UPDATED INFORMATION HERE: Click here for the most recent study group information while the website is under construction.

Class                   Peer Leader                           Weekly Meeting Time and Location
BIO 110 (Eickbush) Arushi Jain TBA
BIO 110 (Clark) Renee Brigham TBA
BIO112 Jun Yuminaga TBA
CHM 131 (Dr. H) Nicholas Lim TBA
CHM 131 (Krugh) Tyler Scherzi TBA
CHM 137 Apoorva Khadilkar TBA
CHM 203 Nisha Modi TBA
MTH 141 Nishmed Dannely Cota Lucero TBA
MTH 142 Sakhile Mathunjwa TBA
MTH 161 Stephanie Wamuhu Kamau TBA
MTH 162 Carlos Rojas TBA
NCS 201 Shon Koren TBA
PHY 113 Gregory Logas TBA
PHY 122 Ruoxue (Astra) Zhang TBA
PHY 122P TBA TBA
PSY 171 Caprecia Singleton TBA