News

News

January 22, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you interested in refining your facilitation skills? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on February 9 for this training workshop that examines teaching behaviors that hinder student learning and explores strategies for cultivating alternative habits to optimize student success! For access to this training RSVP here to access the training.

January 20, 2021

The SLC Language Exchange Program is thrilled to announce that our Week 1 orientation schedule is now live!

Join any one of our sessions to connect with fellow language enthusiasts, learn more about our progam formats for the semester, and get started on your Spring 2021 LEP journey!

You can see the schedule and RSVP here. We will offer orientations on a rolling basis throughout the semester, so check back for new sessions added each week!

December 10, 2020

November 5, 2020

The SLC Language Exchange Program will be hosting two sessions this week focused on debriefing and collectively processing the 2020 U.S. Elections.

October 14, 2020

The SLC Language Exchange Program is thrilled to announce the launch of our Fall 2020 LEP Reading Room! This semester, in celebration of campus’ 150W Initiative celebrating 150 years of women at Berkeley, we will be diving into the works of UC Berkeley's women writers.

August 26, 2020

Welcome, Golden Bears! We're excited to connect with you this Fall. Check back for updates on our Week 3 service launch!

Fall 2020 Welcome Back Graphic

July 6, 2020

Summer Bridge 2020 has officially commenced! We are beyond excited to begin the next six weeks of intellectual curiosity and academic exploration with our incoming 325 scholars. Let us cheer on as they Make the Golden Bear Leap to Success!

July 2, 2020

The SLC will be closed tomorrow, Friday 7/3, for the holiday and will be back online on Monday 7/6. Enjoy your three-day weekend!

June 22, 2020

Welcome to Session C, scholars! We are excited to start the first week of classes strong with you. For a list of services being offered and their schedules, please visit individual program pages.

April 28, 2020

We're thrilled to announce that the Student Learning Center is currenly hiring for Fall 2020! 

You can learn more about our programs and available positions at: https://slc.berkeley.edu/join-our-team/join-our-peer-staff. Go Bears!

Peer Staff Hiring Graphic Fall 2020

April 15, 2020

We are thrilled to invite you to our first-ever virtual LEP Game Night! Join us to play Codenames–an exciting game that involves crafting and solving creative clues faster than your opponents. No experience with the game required, we'll teach you how to play!

We'll be playing from 6-8PM via Zoom. You can join us for the whole time or pop in for a few rounds!

To RSVP and receive the Zoom link on the day of, visit bit.ly/play-LEP.

March 10, 2020

The SLC will be closed Wednesday, 3/11 until Friday, 3/13 to bolster our infrastructure and train our staff to deliver service virtually. We are excited to continue supporting the academic needs of Cal undergraduates while attending to the  health and collective wellbeing of our campus community. Looking forward to returning on Monday, 3/16. 

March 9, 2020

All of our tutoring services will remain open until further notice. We will continue to update you daily.

March 8, 2020

The SLC is seeking a Program Coordinator for the Undergraduate Course Facilitator Training & Resources (UCFTR). If you're looking to join a team of dedicated professional and peer staff, check out the full job description here.

March 5, 2020

We are thrilled to announce the opening of our application for the Summer 2020 Research Associate Program: Junior Transfer Series!

Hosted through our newly launched Discovery Program, this opportunity provides a group of intellectually curious junior transfer students with eight weeks of full-time support to pursue original research. Accepted scholars will gain membership in a tight-knit learning community with personalized research mentorship and writing coaching.

November 6, 2019

Having a welcoming and enlivening syllabus is key to creating a solid foundation for your DeCal’s success. Discover how to effectively blueprint your course and set the tone for a stellar semester with UCFTR’s brand new training workshop, “Three Pillars of a Student-Centered Syllabus”!

The SLC is excited to announce that we've launched a search for an Associate Executive Director. If you're looking to join a team of dedicated professional and peer staff, check out the full job description here.

October 8, 2019

The SLC will be closed on Wednesday 10/9, due to the planned power outage. You can click here for more information. 

We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back for SLC service updates.

September 25, 2019

The SLC Writing Program invites you to the Fall 2019 Open House, Artistry in Action, this Friday, September 27th from 12:00-1:30pm in the Vèvè Writing Lounge. Come see how we foster artistry in our tutors to activate your writerly imagination and tap into your creativity to meet the writing rigor at Cal.


Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP here.

September 13, 2019

Welcome, newly arrived Golden Bears! We are excited to offer several study strategies and academic enrichment workshops to welcome you to Cal. They will take place during the first three weeks of semester and can be located our Events calendar here. 

July 8, 2019

Join us in welcoming the Class of 2023 to UC Berkeley! The Student Learning Center is excited to host 300+ scholars through the Summer Bridge Program. We look forward to being a part of your academic journey at Cal.

After months of fun, hard work and dedication we have a new website! Explore the new page. We thank Molly Duggan for their years of work and service, and look forward to our new partnership with Open Berkeley.

July 1, 2019

Our peer staff are the lifeblood of the Student Learning Center. 

June 24, 2019

The SLC is thrilled to resume our services for Summer Session C & D! Services are available for Mathematics & Statistics, Science, and Writing. Check out our Summer Sessions page for more information!

SLC Announcements

January 22, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you interested in refining your facilitation skills? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on February 9 for this training workshop that examines teaching behaviors that hinder student learning and explores strategies for cultivating alternative habits to optimize student success! For access to this training RSVP here to access the training.

January 20, 2021

The SLC Language Exchange Program is thrilled to announce that our Week 1 orientation schedule is now live!

Join any one of our sessions to connect with fellow language enthusiasts, learn more about our progam formats for the semester, and get started on your Spring 2021 LEP journey!

You can see the schedule and RSVP here. We will offer orientations on a rolling basis throughout the semester, so check back for new sessions added each week!

January 19, 2021

Spring 2021 has officially kicked into gear, Econ Bears. We know you will make the most of the next 16 weeks and wish you an exciting, joyful, and transformative journey! Go Bears!

January 15, 2021

The Student Learning Center is so excited to welcome the brand new Golden Bears joining us this Spring!
We'll be hosting a virtual "table" at the GBO resource fair this afternoon, so stop by anytime between 2-3PM PST to meet our team and learn more about how our programs can support your success this semester and beyond!

December 11, 2020

Our Economics services have concluded for Fall 2020. Thank you for your support and good luck with your finals!

December 10, 2020

December 7, 2020

The home stretch of the semester has arrived, Golden Bears! Whether you're preparing for exams, working on projects, writing papers, or anything in between--we're here to support you in finishing Fall 2020 strong!

Check out our program pages to learn more about our services and stay connected with peers this RRR Week.

November 20, 2020

Hello Golden Bears!

We will be offline during Thanksgiving Break. We will be back online to support you on Monday, November 30th - Ready to take on the remainder of the semester.

We wish you a restful, Thanksgiving Break!

Warmly,
UCB Student Learning Center

November 5, 2020

The SLC Language Exchange Program will be hosting two sessions this week focused on debriefing and collectively processing the 2020 U.S. Elections.

October 26, 2020

November 3rd, is just around the corner and the 2020 US voting deadline is approaching fast! With state after state breaking early voting records and nearly 70 million ballots cast, this year’s election is already historic! Moreover, research shows that college students in particular are capable of wielding significant influence.

October 14, 2020

The SLC Language Exchange Program is thrilled to announce the launch of our Fall 2020 LEP Reading Room! This semester, in celebration of campus’ 150W Initiative celebrating 150 years of women at Berkeley, we will be diving into the works of UC Berkeley's women writers.

October 8, 2020

The SLC Science Program is thrilled to launch weekly Study Hubs for Chemistry 1A and Chemistry 3A! Join us every Thursday to collaborate with classmates and tackle study group problems. You can learn more and view study hub hours on our live service schedule: https://tinyurl.com/Sci-SH-Schedule

Study Hub Graphic

October 1, 2020

Calling All Econ 140 Bears!
Are you looking to get more familiar with R for your homework? Wanting to up your data analysis skills for your term project? Don't miss the SLC interactive, tutor-led workshop "Introduction to R for Econometrics" this Sunday, October 4th from 6-7PM PDT! Join us to build a foundation in navigating RStudio, gain exposure to statistical tools, and learn about online resources that offer additional R documentation.

September 23, 2020

Are you taking a virtual Economics course this semester and looking to up your e-studying skills? Don't miss the live workshop "Tried & True Strategies for Excelling in Your Economics Coursework–VIRTUALLY!" tomorrow, Thursday, September 10th from 12-1PM! 

September 15, 2020

The SLC Language Exchange Program is excited to invite you to our first Game Night of the semester! Join us for Where in the World is LEP?, this Friday, 9/18, from 5-6:30PM PDT. 

September 10, 2020

Join the SLC Mathematics & Statistics Program on Tuesday, 09/15 for "Quantitative Street Smarts." This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with peers, unpack the expectations of Cal math courses, and strengthen your strategies for success as a virtual learner!
 

September 8, 2020

Fall 2020 drop-in services are now live! Join us on Zoom to connect with peers, discuss course material, and strengthen your virtual learning community. Let's thrive together, Golden Bears! General service hours are Monday-Thursday, 10AM-4PM and Friday, 10AM-2PM. Check out our program page for detailed course info and instructions for logging in: https://slc.berkeley.edu/science.

September 4, 2020

The SLC Economics Program is thrilled to announce that our Virtual Study Hubs & Zoom Drop-in Tutoring will kick off next week, starting on Tuesday 9/8. From reviewing lectures together to collaborating through problem sets, we aim to provide spaces where you can strengthen your sense of belonging as well as your academic confidence!

September 3, 2020

Calling All Curious Golden Bears:
 
Taking a virtual Economics course this semester? Looking to up your e-studying skills? Don't miss the SLC interactive workshop "Tried & True Strategies for Excelling in Your Economics Coursework–VIRTUALLY!" next Thursday, September 10th

August 31, 2020

The start of the semester is a great time to begin connecting with peers and resources, Golden Bears! Check out our Getting Your Bearings workshops and info sessions to learn more about our programs and meet fellow learners. Let's start the semester strong! Visit our events page for more info on our offerings.