CENTER LILY B-401 (494-6145). The Biology Resource Center has been developed to serve the academic needs of ALL UNDERGRADUATES with particular attention paid to first and second year students. Tutorial service for the biology CORE is available at no cost. Fall & Spring semester hours: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
HELP SESSIONS: Biology
courses offer HELP SESSIONS, a good time to ask questions
concerning lecture or reading material. Information on the
HELP SESSIONS in contained in the course syllabus.
is an absolute necessity for doing well in biology courses.
Lecture material often expands on text material or will introduce
topics not covered in the textbook. Using notes purchased
from commercial sources or borrowed from other students is
a poor substitute for attending the lecture and taking good
notes on your own.
Use the Office Hours of your section’s TA. If you cannot
use the Office Hours of your section’s TA, use another
Resource Room, located in WTHR 117 (494-5310), has available
tests and homework with cribs, lecture notes written by teaching
assistants, auto-tutorial programs, chemistry textbooks available
for student use, and tutoring. The Chemistry Resource Room
is located in two large rooms with plenty of tables and space
and is a great location to study chemistry. If you have a
question, help is readily available.
for Success in Chemistry
Always attend class
Read assigned textbook chapters BEFORE lecture. At a
minimum, SKIM assigned reading noting essential details
After lecture, review lecture notes and supplement with
Participate in question/answer sessions in lab, recitation,
and in Help Sessions.
Regularly do homework assignments shortly after they
Learn and understand definitions of chemical terms and
Do practice exams from previous semesters to confirm
working knowledge of chemical information.
Foreign Languages (School of Languages and Cultures)
A list of tutors for various languages is available in SC 128.
Science and Engineering
Women in Science
Program (WISP) sponsors free tutoring in the Earhart Conference Room. Tutoring is available for anyone (male as well as female) who is taking a math, science, or engineering course at the 100 and 200 level. Tutoring is provided by outstanding students in Science and Engineering.
The Math Help Room now occupies two rooms: MATH 211 helps students in Algebra and Trigonometry courses, as well as those in the Business or Technology Calculus courses. MATH 205 assists students taking Engineering, Science, and Life Science Calculus courses. The Help Room Schedule is available on the website. We encourage students to do their Math homework in the Math Help Room, if possible. That way, if a problem stumps you, you can seek assistance immediately.
Good writers have
questions and benefit from feedback and conversation with
Lab, an instructional service of the English Department,
is staffed by tutors who help students plan, write, and
revise papers for any course. Services and resources include
help with papers, resumes (scannable, traditional, and cover
letters), letters, library research, web research, editing
and revising, writers block, English as a second language,
tutorial sessions (drop-in or by appointment), computers
with access to the Internet, handouts on various writing-related
subjects, a Grammar Hotline (765-494-3723), a writing/study
room, and a library. E-Mail questions are generally answered within 24 hours.
Lab Tutorial Help. Instructors are generally available
from 9 am – 6 pm Monday through Thursday, 9 am –
1 pm Friday. Call 494-3723 or sign up for 1/2-hour appointments.
For most (but not all) of the times listed for appointments,
there is also drop-in tutorial help available on a first-come,