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 Academic Assistance and Student Resources

Most students can benefit from a little help at times. Below you will find a list of resources available for your use. If you need assistance in an area that is not included on this list, please contact your advisor.

Student's Fingertip Guide to Student Services

The Student’s Fingertip Guide to Student Services is available on the web at http://www.purdue.edu/VPSS/phonefaxdir/pfd.php

Biology

Biology Resource Center - Lilly Hall B-401; Phone: 49-46145; http://www.bio.purdue.edu/Academic/undergrad/brc.htm

Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.;
Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. *

The Biology Resource Center offers free tutorial help for introductory biology courses, course syllabi and textbooks, and sample problem sets. Individual and group study space available.

Chemistry

Chemistry Resource Room – WTHR 117B; Phone: 49-45310;
www.chem.purdue.edu/rroom


Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.;
Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.;
Saturday, 9:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.;
Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. *

Staffed by upper-level chemistry students, the Resource Room is available for students who need help with homework, need to see a textbook or an old exam, or want to review a lecture. Individual and group study space is available.

English

Writing Lab - HEAV 226
Tutoring: 49-43723;
On-Line Writing lab (OWL): http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.;
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. *

Staff are available to help with any writing project - from paper to resume.

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

Academic Success Center - BRNG 3268 - 49-45569;
http://www.cla.purdue.edu/students/asc/

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. *

The Success Center features help in specific areas, one-to-one interaction, videotapes, academic skills seminars, etc. (See below for workshop schedule)

MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences)

Dr. Pamala Morris, Advisor, pmorris@purdue.edu;
http://www.ag.purdue.edu/multicultural/Pages/manrrs.aspx

MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences) – dedicated to the “…inclusion, achievement, and advancement of all people in the agricultural sciences”

An organization open to anyone 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, and snacks will be provided.

Math

Math Help Room - MATH 205; http://www.math.purdue.edu/academic/courses/helproom/

Monday - Thursday, 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.;
Friday, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. *

Staffed by teaching assistants for MA courses. 

Physics

Physics Help Room - PHYS 11A; www.physics.purdue.edu/academic_programs/undergraduates (see Help Centers). A list of physics tutors is also posted at this website.

Women in Engineering/Women in Science Tutoring Program

WIEP-WISP tutoring is available in the Conference Room on the Main floor of Earhart Hall.   Hours are:

  • 7 - 10 P.M. Sunday
  • 8 - 10 P.M. Monday
  • 7 - 10 P.M. Tuesday through Thursday. *

There is no tutoring available during finals week.  Dead week tutoring runs 8-10 PM instead of 7-10.

* All hours are subject to change

Academic Success Skills Workshops

Sponsored by Academic Success Center. Free! No registration necessary!

Academic Success Center workshops are free and open to all Purdue students. Come on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 p.m . No appointment is necessary.

  

  • Jan 11 Time Management (Prioritize and Schedule YOUR Time) STEW 318
  • Jan 18 Staying Focused (Improve Motivation & Concentration) STEW 318
  • Jan 25 “ACING” Your Exams STEW 318
  • Feb 1 “I’ll Do It Tomorrow” (How to Avoid Procrastination) STEW 318

 

  • Feb 8 Time Management (Prioritize and Schedule YOUR Time) STEW 318
  • Feb 15 Staying Focused (Improve Motivation & Concentration) STEW 318
  • Feb 22 “ACING” Your Exams STEW 307
  • Feb 29 “I’ll Do It Tomorrow” (How to Avoid Procrastination) STEW 318

 

  • Apr 11 Surviving Finals Week BRNG 2290

 

http://www.cla.purdue.edu/students/asc/studentsupport/workshopsched.html