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Supplemental Instruction

What is S.I.? 

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an academic assistance program that utilizes peer-assisted study sessions. SI sessions are regularly-scheduled, informal review sessions in which students compare notes, discuss readings, develop organizational tools, and predict test items. Students learn how to integrate course content and study skills while working together. The sessions are facilitated by “SI leaders”, students who have previously done well in the course and who attend all class lectures, take notes, and act as model students. 

Benefits:

  1. It's FREE!
  2. Can help improve your study skills for the class.
  3. Students who attend at least 5 times before each exam tend to make a letter grade higher.
  4. Guaranteed study time with SI leader and classmates.
  5. Regularly scheduled so you can work it into your schedule. Click here to view our times.

What is an S.I. Leader?

S.I. sessions are led by students who have already been successful in the same class that you are taking. They are trained by the Center of Academic Success to facilitate study groups and work closely with the professor to ensure that the study group are on target with the course.

Meet your S.I. Leader.