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Drop-in events and coaching

No registration is necessary for these events—come and take advantage of these opportunities for free individualized support.

Ongoing eventsScheduled events

Ongoing events

Drop-in academic skills support

Thursdays 5:00pm – 7:00 pm beginning September 12, 2019 | Stauffer Library, Room 143

No appointments necessary to come discuss your academic skills with our upper-year coaches. They can help with reading, time management, writing, critical thinking, test prep, procrastination, motivation and more!

Academic English drop-in support

Wednesdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm beginning September 18, 2019 | Stauffer Library, Rm  143

If English isn’t your first language, stop by for help with your work, whether it be a piece of writing, readings, or a presentation. An EAL assistant will sit down with you, one-on-one, for 15 minutes at a time to answer your questions, give you feedback, and offer strategies.

Writing lab for graduate students

Mondays and Thursdays 9:00am – 12:00pm | Graduate Student Reading Room (3rd floor, Stauffer Library)

Looking for graduate student support? SASS runs a Grad Writing Lab twice a week. All disciplines welcome; no registration necessary. Just bring your work and your questions on writing. An academic writing specialist will be on site.

Scheduled events

The following opportunities for individualized support in academic skill development are hosted by our SASS peers.

  • How to study for…
    Tuesday, September 10, 2019 (5:00pm – 7:00pm) | Victoria Hall Lobby
    Drop by our tables in Vic Hall Lobby to chat to trained upper-year students for advice on getting a head start in complex first-year courses including: BIOL102, CHEM112, ECON100, PSYC100, ENGL100, HIST124 and others.
  • Get it done!
    Sunday, November 24, 2019 (12:00pm – 7:00pm) | Ban Righ Dining Hall
    Join us all day for a festival of effective studying! Peer and pro staff will be on hand to help you complete assignments, write papers, start prepping for exams, or work on anything else you need help with. Snacks and drinks provided!
  • Your questions answered
    Saturday, November 30 (12:00pm – 4:00pm) | Stauffer Library Atrium
    Our peer volunteers will be on hand to answer your questions about how to prep for tough first-year exams. Chat for 5 minutes or stay for an in-depth conversation about BIOL102, CHEM112, ECON100, PSYC100, ENGL100, HIST124, and others.