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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.

Transfer Tuesdays

This weekly workshop series engages transfer students in topics that promote their academic success. In an interactive workhop setting, students hone methods and processes for achieving their academic goals; explore and develop their research interests; and deepen their understanding of disciplinary approaches and research demands.  Many workshop topics build upon one another: students can attend individual sessions or attend the series to gain a deeper understanding of and facility with the topics presented.

How to Sign Up

Workshops meet Tuesdays, 12:30 -1:30 PM, Chavez, 151.

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.  Fall Drop-In hours are Fridays, 9:30 -11 AM.

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.