Opportunities to take advantage of basic skills enrichment courses Personalized

Opportunities to take advantage of basic skills

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Opportunities to take advantage of basic skills enrichment courses Personalized academic planning advice and monitoring Assistance understanding and resolving financial aid issues Access to tutoring through graduation ·Personal counselors to turn to for help of any kind Academic and personal success workshops Advocacy/collaboration with other University units on behalf of students (mentoring, advising, financial aid, housing, etc.) Student leadership development opportunities Referrals and recommendations Penn State Learning – 220 Boucke – 101A Patee – 7 Sparks Useful resource for: Tutoring in Math, Writing, Foreign Languages Tutoring in specific courses (as available) Guided Study Groups (GSG) are collaborative learning communities associated with challenging first- and second-year courses. These study sessions are held weekly and are guided by undergraduate peers who have previously taken and met success in the identified course(s). Anyone enrolling in the course may participate in these sessions at no additional charge. Some of the peer leaders will attend the current class lectures with you. All group leaders will work with you to review course material and help you master related concepts. They will assist you with problem-solving and the development of critical thinking skills. They will also share study strategies to help you achieve your goals for the course. Office of Student Affairs The Office of Student Affairs has numerous specific departments and resources focused on issues, challenges, and problems that can arise in the life of any college student. The Office of Student Affairs may be a good starting point for any type of personal problem that is unrelated to academic questions. Specifically, some of the issues for which students can find assistance include: Women’s issues Career counseling LGBTA issues and concerns 12
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Legal services (landlord problems, criminal charges, civil litigation, etc.) Physical health Issues - disease or injury Emotional or mental problems; What to do if you observe threatening behavior at the University Residence hall living Fraternity and sorority life Off-campus living Crisis response Student affairs contact points: The Center for Women Students: 204 Boucke Building, 863-2027 Career Counseling: Bank of America Career Services Center, 865-2377 LGBTA Student Resource Center: 101 Boucke Building, 863-1248 Student Legal Services: 120 Boucke Building, 867-4388 University Health Services: 863-0774 Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): 501 Student Health Services, 863- 0395 As specialists in working with undergraduate and graduate students, staff at CAPS can help you address your concerns in a caring and supportive environment. CAPS can help
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