Engineering students can find academic support through the following programs (also see Tips for Academic Success). All of these resources have been updated to offer virtual academic support to students, due to COVID-19. Expand each section below to find out more. Additionally, click here for tips on switching to an online learning format from our friends in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Meet one on one with a professional Academic Coach dedicated to engineering students! Coaching is intended to help students develop their strengths and determine what it takes to be a successful student at CU Boulder. Academic Coaches are dedicated to supporting the academic, personal, and career success of students in CEAS. This free service includes a series of individual meetings to help students reach their goals. Coaching sessions provide students an opportunity to talkabout both academic and non-academic topics, and will occur through Zoom until further notice.
For more detailed information, please visit the CEAS Academic Coaching webpage
Schedule your Academic Coaching Intake Appointment at the following website: https://successinceas.as.me/coaching
What is Peer Academic Coaching?
Meet with a current Engineering student to learn a new organizational tool or learning strategy! Peer Academic Coaches are current Engineering students trained by the Academic Success Team to help in areas of learning and priority management. Peer Academic Coaches can also help to understand how these tools apply to Engineering assignments, projects, and preparing for exams. To meet with a Peer Academic Coach, stop in during drop in hours. You can either meet during the drop in times listed below or schedule your drop in time using our scheduling link below. Priority will be given to students who reserve a specific drop in time.
Location: Peer Academic Coaching is being held virtually using zoom. To access a peer coach during the below drop in hours or during your scheduled drop in time, please click on this link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/906744859 Please note that if a peer coach is currently with another student, you will be put into the virtual waiting room and they will be notifed and will be with your shortly.
Zoom link: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/906744859
For more information, please visit the Peer Academic Coaching Webpage
Fall 2020 Virtual Drop In Hours: Starting August 31st, please see below for weekly virtual drop in hours:
- Mondays 11:45am-1:15pm MT
- Tuesdays: 11:30am-1:30pm MT
- Thursdays: 1pm-3pm MT
To recieve priority and an email reminder, schedule a drop in timeframe by visiting this link: https://successinceas.as.me/CEASpeercoaching
**COVID-19 Precautions** ASAP tutoring will offer virtual tutoring. Check the Penji app or the ASAP website linked below.
Free tutoring for students living in a residence hall
Housing tutoring website
**CHANGES DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS**: Please check your course in Canvas for relevant information on how your TA is hosting office hours. They will continue to occur, but will be through Zoom.
Applied Math has a Learning Center as a resource for students in all APPM courses. Click here to find specific hours for your course at the APPM Learning Center.
Applied Math Tutor List
Applied Math Course Pages and Office Hours
Applied Math Exam Archives (use these for studying!)
**COVID-19 Changes** ATLAS tutoring is being offered through zoom. See their website at the link below for more information.
Tutoring for all ATLS classes is available in the ATLAS Building.
**Changes due to COVID-19 Precautions** BOLD tutoring will be offered virtually! See the tutoring website below for more information.
Free Drop-in tutoring for a variety of engineering courses in multiple locations! (see tutoring schedule here)
Student Success Center Website - scroll down on the page to see locations and hours for tutoring and academic support!
If you are a student who needs computer equipment due to the changes brought on by COVID-19, to check out a laptop or Chromebook, students need to work with their academic advisor to fill out this form. These requests are managed by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement at CU. Additoinally you can check out this website for Tech Readiness Resources
International Student Tutoring Program: This free service is available to all international students and focuses on English language skills and acclimating to U.S. academic culture. This new service, which began as an in-person effort around campus, has been moved to an online platform.
General Physics resources and support here.
Physics Help Room Information:
**COVID-19 Precautions** The Physics Help Room has moved to a virtual setting! No in-person help will be offered in the help room at this time. Students should receive information from the instructors of their PHYS courses, but you can also access the full schedule and corresponding zoom links here under Physics Help Room website. Sessions are still being added so if you don’t see your course there yet please check back or reach out to your physics instructor/TA!
The Physics help room is normally in Duane Physics, Room G2B90. Tuesday-Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm
The Physics Help Room (Duane G2B90) is in the basement, below the lecture hall. It is a great place to get assistance with homework, or get general coursequestions answered. It can be crowded (especially the night homework is due), but that means it's very likely you will find fellow students (even if the TAs are a little busy.) Times when specific TAs will be in the Help Room are posted in the website, but you can drop by anytime Tuesday - Friday between 9:00am - 5:00pm
**Changes due to COVID-19 precautions** The Writing Center is offering virtual consulting appointments!
Located in the Norlin Library, Norlin E111, near the east entrance, The CU-Boulder Writing Center offers writers from all academic disciplines and skill levels the opportunity to work one-on-one with professionally trained writing consultants. We help writers at all stages of the writing process from brainstorming through revision. Writing Center sessions strive to address writers' stated needs while attending to relevant disciplinary, rhetorical, grammatical, and stylistic concerns. Consultants provide feedback and advice that promote writers' abilities to communicate successfully and think critically in response to complex, evolving expectations of readers in academia, the workplace, and society.
- Save time by learning more effective writing techniques
- Eliminate writer’s block and procrastination
- Improve your argumentative impact, organization, and clarity
- Strengthen your revision and self-editing skills
- Learn proper citation to avoid unintentional plagiarism
Services are FREE to CU students, faculty, staff and alumni. Make an appointment using The Writing Center website