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Biology 1A & 1AL

**Spring 2018 Announcement: The Spring 2018 Bio 1A study group schedule, including rooms has been posted. Study groups will begin Monday/Tuesday of Week 4. 

Update 03/12/18: Drop-in hours for Week 9 posted.

SLC Study Groups

Study Groups meet 2 hours a day, twice each week. In groups, a study group facilitator guides the group by reviewing course material, answering questions, working examples to illustrate course concepts, providing worksheets for students to work on together, and helping students develop effective study strategies.

How to Join

  • Study group attendance is flexible and allows students to attend at any point during the semester. Of course, more is gained from consistent attendance! Just attend the session that works best with your schedule and add your name and SID to the sign-in sheet. 

  • Study Groups begin the 4th week of instruction (i.e. week of 02/05/18) and continue until the end of instruction. Most room locations are located in César Chavez. 

  • If a group is full, then students may be asked to attend the study group at least once a week to assure their space in the group.

Bio 1A Study Group Schedule

Time Group Leader Location Status
MW 10-12pm Emily C.

3111 Etcheverry

Open to new students.

MW 2-4pm     Cancelled.  (Updated 02/25/18)


Drop-in Tutoring for Biology 1A & 1AL

SLC Bio 1A/1AL Drop-in Tutoring Hours:

For Week 9:

Monday: 10-3:30PM
Tuesday: 10-3PM
Wednesday: 10-11AM, 12-4PM
Thursday: 10-2PM
Friday: 10-12PM, 2-4PM

The most up-to-date schedule is here.

Location: Science Drop-in Tutoring Area on the 2nd floor of the Chávez Student Center.

The SLC provides Drop-in tutoring for all students in Bio 1A and 1AL. Students can come in and talk to a tutor on a first-come, first served basis. The tutors work with students individually or sometimes in small groups, and can answer questions about lectures, course texts, homework problems, sample exams and labs.

How to Sign Up

No prior signing-up is required.  Just come to the Science Drop-in Tutoring Area on 2nd floor Chávez during an open hour for your class.  Be sure to sign-in at the Drop-in computer when you arrive and then go have a seat at the "Biology" tutoring tables.