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.
The following changes to CU Boulder academic deadlines have been approved for Spring 2020 only. These apply to all students on the CU Boulder campus:
- Last day to withdraw from individual courses or all courses moved to April 30. See this website for instructions.
- Last day to invoke grade replacement for a course in Spring 2020 moved to April 30
- Students can change the grade mode to pass/fail until April 30. Please see our FAQ page on this change, to help you make this decision. However, it is highly recommended that you consult with your advisor before you make this change.
- Academic standing policies for Spring 2020 have also changed. Please see our academic standing website for more information.
Please see the academic calendar for more relevant deadlines.
Join us for any of these free workshops hosted by our Academic Success Team and CEAS Peer Coaches to learn more about what you can do to reach your academic goals (giveaways included!). Open to both Engineering and Pre-Engineering students!
IMPORTANT UPDATE: All workshops are being held virtually via zoom. Please check below for the specific zoom links for each workshop.
Fall 2020 Workshops: Please check back shortly for our Fall 2020 workshop schedule
For Descriptions and to RSVP for any of our workshops: https://successinceas.as.me/workshops
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
IMPORTANT UPDATE: 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.
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 student 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.
Location: Virtual using zoom: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/906744859
Fall 2020 Virtual Drop In Hours: Please check back shortly for our fall 2020 appointment and drop in hours!
To schedule a drop in timeframe, please visit this link: https://successinceas.as.me/CEASpeercoaching
**COVID-19 Precautions** ASAP tutoring will offer virtual tutoring. If you are currently signed up for tutoring you should receive information directly. 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, please fill out this form. These requests are managed by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement at CU
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.
**Changes due to COVID-19 precautions: The MARC has gone virtual and is still here to support students! Please go to the website below for information on how to connect.**
Mathematics Academic Resource Center
Monday - Thursday 9am - 7pm
Friday 9am - 3pm
General Physics resources and support here.
Physics Help Room Information:
**COVID-19 Precautions** The Physics Help Room has moved to a virtual setting for the near future! 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
Course Specific Information:
**Changes due to COVID-19 precautions** The Writing Center is moving to virtual consulting appointments! If you already scheduled an appointment it will be moved to a virtual meeting. If you haven't scheduled an appointment, please go to the website, and you will see our schedule with remove 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