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As you make the transition from high school to college, you may find the expectations are greater and that the study strategies you used in high school no longer guarantee your academic success. Engineering students can find academic support through the following programs (also see Tips for Academic Success). To view or print a PDF of Spring 2016 schedule items, click here.

Engineering Ambassadors - Engineering Ambassadors are students in their sophomore, junior or senior year who offer a variety of direct services — peer advising, help with choosing a major, training in study skills, and career services, engineering center tours — as well as referrals to other campus services. Engineering Ambassadors receive paraprofessional training from a variety of campus resources. First-year students can learn more about this program on the Engineering Ambassadors page.

Student Success Center - Drop-in tutoring is provided free of charge to all undergraduate students in the college. Students in need of one-on-one or small group tutoring for Calculus I, II, III, Differential Equations, Physics, General Chemistry for Engineers (CHEN 1211) and a variety of other courses should visit the Student Success Center website. 

  • Spring 2016 Schedule: Free tutoring for lower- and most upper-division engineering courses is offered in the BOLD Center (ECCE 100), Aden Hall Tutoring Lab (ADEN 102), and in Williams Village North (Room 166B near the lobby). For complete hours, please visit the Student Success Center website, stop by the BOLD Center (ECCE 100), or contact

Applied Mathematics (APPM) Coursework Spring 2016 Schedule – TA Office Hours held in ECCR 244 (Calculus 1), ECES 109 (Calculus 2 ), ECCR 244 (Calculus 3), and STAD 262A-B (Differential Equations w/ Linear Algebra).  Visit specific course pages for office hours.

Chemistry for Engineers Spring 2016 Schedule – contact your specific TA for more information.

Physics (PHYS) Coursework Spring 2016 Schedule – Duane Physics, Room G2B90.  Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Computing Help Rooms – Supporting CHEN 1310: Intro to Engineering Computing Spring 2016 - contact your specific TA for more information.

Study Skills Assistance - Individual assistance in study strategies can be obtained from the First-Year Experience Coordinator, who also schedules seminars on topics such as time management, note taking, test preparation, reading strategies, motivation and procrastination, talking with your professors, homework assignments, and accessing resources. Emphasis is on first-year and transfer students. For more information, call 303-492-1146.

Additional Campus Resources

Housing Academic Support Assistance Program (ASAP) - Students living in the residence halls can get tutoring in specific courses free of charge through the Housing Department. Both drop-in and group sessions are available. Go to Housing ASAP for more information, or call 303-735-3303.

Student Academic Services (SASC) is located in Fleming Law 141.  Services include academic skills development, time management, and the identification of specific academic problems.  Eligibility for services is determined by academic need in combination with contributing factors such as financial need and academic background.  For more information, please call 303-492-1416.

Counseling and Psychiatric Services: A Community Action Center assists with a wide range of personal, psychological, and behavioral counseling.  For more information please contact one of their two locations: CAPS at C4C (303-492-6766, C4C S440) or CAPS at Wardenburg (303-492-5654, Wardenburg, 1st floor).

Career Services helps students discover who they are, what they want to do, and how to get there. They are the bridge between academics and the world of work.Career Services offers free services for all CU-Boulder degree-seeking students, and alumni up to one year after graduation. There is a career counselor dedicated to working with engineering students who works in the Engineering Center two days per week, but any career counselor can assist you with your needs.  To schedule an appointment with a career counselor, call 303-492-6541.

Disability Services Office assists students with disabilities in taking part in the academic, social, and cultural life of the University. Services are provided to students with documented disabilities and physical disabilities. For more information, go to C4C, Room N200 or call 303-492-8671.  Students must make an appointment for a screening interview to determine eligibility for assistance.

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