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Interdisciplinary Resources for Transfer Students

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Formats of Service

We offer a combination of course-specific Study Groups, workshops, and open Drop-in hours to meet a wide variety of students’ needs.  All of our services are based on a student-centered approach which respects the diversity of students' experiences, challenges students to engage actively in their own learning, and provides opportunities for students to work collaboratively to achieve academic success.

"Formalized Curiosity:"  Identifying and Pursuing your Research Passion and Purpose--A Workshop for Transfer Students in the Humanities

This weekly workshop provides transfer students in Humanities approaches to focus their research, gather and organize sources, and hone their research writing skills.  Students develop their research projects within a supportive atmosphere, and the facilitator provides 1:1 guidance.  

Workshops meet Wednesdays, 2:00-3:30 PM in Chavez, 147.

Interested students should contact Luisa Giulianetti,, 643.7742.

Study Groups

Study Groups provide students with an opportunity to collaborate with their peers while learning to navigate the discipline-specific demands of their course.  Study Group Leaders facilitate discussion of course content and guide students in developing approaches to critical reading, time management, note-taking and exam strategies.

How to Sign Up

To join the study group students need only show up to designated location/time and be prepared to sign in with a valid current student identification number. Space is limited; admission to the Study Group is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Study Groups typically begin the third week of the semester.

Individual Consultations

How to Sign Up

To get advice and feedback on particular assignments, course management strategies, or research projects, please email Luisa at to set up an appointment.

Additionally, Luisa offers limited Drop-in hours.  Spring Drop-In hours are Mondays 3-4 and Fridays 930-10:30.

Did you know?

The SLC also offers additional Writing support and Study Strategies resources, as well as support for upper-division courses such as MCB 102 and Statistics 134.