OAR: Academic Resources
Biology Question Center (BQC)
The BQC is a peer-led discussion group supporting sophomores taking Biology 200, Cell Structure and Function. Two evenings per week in the Bio 200 interaction space (KINSC Sharpless 115) junior and senior biology majors help students master course content and develop a deeper understanding of topics covered in the lectures and laboratories. Although regular attendance is encouraged, drop-ins are also welcome. Further information on both the BQC can also be obtained from Kate Heston in the Biology Department.
Calculus Resource Center
The new Calculus Resource Center is a walk-in tutoring center for students in Calculus I and II (Math 105/113/114). The CRC is staffed by student tutors on Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9-11pm, in 118K, and Thursdays 9-11pm, in 118M, of the Office of Academic Resources in Stokes Hall. Students can come with questions from class, homework, or just to review topics in math that may have gotten rusty. No appointments necessary!
Chemistry Questions Center
The Chemistry Questions Center (CQC), located in room E310 in the Science Center, is opened 7:30-9:00 pm from Sunday through Thursday for drop-in questions about General or Organic Chemistry lecture or Lab. The Chemistry Questions Center is also open at the Office of Academic Resources, in Stokes 118J, on Sundays, 8-10pm (Chem 112); Mondays, 7:30-8:30pm (Chem 225); Tuesdays 7-9pm (Chem 225), 8-10pm (Chem 112) and Thursdays 7-9pm (Chem 112).
Instructional Technology Center (ITC)
The Instructional Technology Center (ITC) is located at Stokes 205 and provides students, faculty and staff with a space to work on various projects. The Center is equipped with multimedia equipment and software, and staffed with professional personnel.
Math Question Center
Open from Sunday through Thursday, 7-9:00 PM, in Hilles 011. At least one professor, and one or two math majors, are available for questions on lectures or home problems.
The Physics Clinic provides students in our introductory physics courses (Physics 101, 102, 105 and 106) a student-led resource for help in understanding course material and doing homework assignments. The Clinic is held three nights per week in the Physics Lounge, KINSC room H107. Exact hours and days are announced the first week of classes each semester.
Open to anyone who needs help with a paper, in any discipline or course, at any stage of the writing process; help is also available to students working on applications of various types. Trained fellow students with a wide range of majors listen and respond to your questions, and help you think through and express your ideas clearly.