This same information is available on the following two websites:


•  Academic Advisors Resource guide website

•  SATS website   



Academic Success Center        BRNG 3268          49-45569       M-F 8:30-4:30

  • The Academic Success Center helps all students earn higher grades in their courses.
  • Students learn to be better time managers, avoid procrastination, take better notes, read more quickly and critically and improve their test taking skills.
  • Students register through Banner for credit hour classes in study strategies, vocabulary and reading speed. 
  • Some classes are linked to introductory psychology, sociology and math courses.
  • Multimedia lab for assistance with study skills, graduate entrance exams, math and basic reading & writing skills.
  • The ASC offers a variety of free, non-credit, support services. Students consult with professional staff in BRNG 3268. 
  • Workshops are available in Stewart Center.  See page 5 for fall 2011 times and locations.

Go to for more information on courses, workshops, handouts and walk-in information

Adult Nontraditional Students SCHL 207 49-41254

•  Span Plan Adult Student Services offers FREE individual tutoring services for adult nontraditional students.

•  See the Span Plan Adult Student services website for details:

Biology Resource Center - Lilly Hall B- 401    Questions: please call the Biology office: 494-4747.

•  A student lounge, computers, group study room, space to practice presentations, and free tutors. 

•  Offers free tutorial help for introductory biology courses, course syllabi and textbooks, past exams, taped lectures of some core courses (most are online) computer capability, and sample problem sets. 

•  Assistance for introductory courses other than the core is also available.

•  Individual and group study space available.

•  Hours are also posted on the website .

•  The BRC is not open during the summer months






Botany 210/211

•  Students are referred to the TA's for the course.

•  Students will be referred to Tyson McFall, Undergraduate Program Administrator., Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Phone:  (765) 494-0352, Fax:  (765) 494-0363, E-mail:

Chemistry Resource Room - WTHR Room 117B:

Mon.-Thurs. 8:30am-8:30pm; Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm Sat, 9:30am-3:30pm: Sunday, 12pm-3pm

  • There is computer access available where students may work on OWL assignments (Gen Chem).  TAs must take notes during lectures and the notes are available in the CRR as well as copies of previous exams for many courses. Most of the textbooks are in the CRR as well as resource manuals such as the Merck Index and the Handbook of Chemistry and Physics .
  • CRR is closed during the summer.

Computer Science – LWSN B130

Help available through Undergraduate Student Board – or 49-69441

Earth and Atmospheric Science : E&AS Library, CIVL2215, 49-43264


  • Offers Free Math Review Sessions with individual tutoring offered on an “as needed” basis, to students enrolled in Math 137, 138 & 139 through the Diversity Initiatives Office.
  • Additional information: Lynette Flagge at or call 4-7962.

Foreign Languages

  • List of approved tutors available in Stanley Coulter (SC) room 128
  • Spanish 101-202 tutoring: check with the TA or visit SC 107
  • French 101-202 tutoring: check with the TA
  • Tutoring Help Table for Spanish & French students in SC 113. A schedule of hours will be posted on the door.

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

  • Academic Success Center – BRNG 3268 (see details above).

Health Sciences Phone General Office for information 49-41419

•  Provides free academic tutoring in any subject that is a part of that curriculum.

•  Coordinated by the Health Sciences Student Council.

•  Contact Bob Walkup, Head of Student Services, ,

The Khan Academy offers for free, o ver 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering Math, Science (Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Cosmology, Organic Chemistry & Physics), Banking & Money, Current Economics, Finance and History.






MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences) Orlando E. Garcia,   Multicultural Program Manager, AGAD 106 49-48471;

•  Dedicated to the “…inclusion, achievement, and advancement of all people in the agricultural sciences” An organization open to anyone ( including students from any discipline ) 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 .  

Math 49-41901

  • Any student may see any TA (teaching assistant) who teaches a section of the course for which the student seeks help. 
  • Teaching assignments for TAs are posted on the bulletin board outside MATH 242 and MATH 205.  
  • A list of all TAs, their office locations, and their office hours is available in MATH 835.
  • The Math website also has a list of math tutors:
  • The math help room is MATH 205; open hours are posted outside MATH 242 and MATH 205. 
  • Course specific websites can be found at


Check in PHYS Room 144 for information about help in physics, or go to

•  Information available includes: TA office hours; course handouts; experiments; homework assignments; lab sheets; test times & locations: tutor lists.

•  The Physics Help Rooms are in PHYSICS BLDG 11 and 12 (basement) (specifically for PHYS 149, 172, 218, 219, 220, 221, 241, and 272).

•  Hours are posted on the door.


Statistics 494-6030

Technology Tutoring Program:

•  College of Technology students can receive free tutoring services in College of Technology courses.

•  Check in MGL 1212 or call 494-3187 and ask for the Technology Tutoring Coordinator.

Undergraduate Training Young Hall, Room 502, phone 765-496-6068.

•  Helps students with learning software used in coursework . To sign up go to: and select “consultation” under the request services menu on the left side of the page.

Women in Science Program Women in Science and Engineering Tutoring Program :

Writing Lab HEAV 226 Phone 494-3723

  • Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 – 1:00 p.m.*
  • On-Line Writing Lab (OWL)
  • Consultants are available to help with any writing project – from papers to resumes and cover letters.
  • Services are offered on a walk-in, or appointment basis, with online resources available at the OWL .
  • Services include One-on-One Consultations, Business Writing Consultants (BWCs), ESL Conversation Groups, Grammar Hotline, OWL Mail for Answers to quick Questions , and Workshops.






Academic Success Center


Academic Success Skills Workshops


Workshop Schedule Fall 2011


4:30 – 5:30 pm


Aug 2

Time Management
Prioritize and Schedule YOUR Time


August 31

Staying Focused
Improve Motivation and Concentration


Sept 7

“Acing” Your Exams


Sept 14

Overcoming Anxiety in Math & Science


Sept 21

Getting Your Money's Worth
from Your Text and Notes


Sept 28

Combating Procrastination


Nov 30

Surviving Finals Week



Academic Success Center
Beering Hall, Room 3268
100 N. University St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907