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May 10, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you interested in refining your facilitation skills? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on May 10 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 for the Cultivating Facilitation Habits workshop here to access the training.

May 6, 2021

Interested in leading your own class and adding to Cal’s curriculum? This informational workshop covers the process of proposing your own DeCal, from identifying a faculty sponsor to getting your course approved. Stop by on May 6 to discover best practices and get your proposal process started! RSVP for the info session here to access the training.

May 5, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you developing a syllabus? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on May 5 to discover the three key characteristics of an impactful and effective syllabus—and the resources to help you embody these qualities in your own course "blueprint"!

May 4, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you interested in refining your facilitation skills? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on May 4 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 for the Cultivating Facilitation Habits workshop here to access the training.

May 3, 2021

April 28, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you developing a syllabus? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on April 28 to discover the three key characteristics of an impactful and effective syllabus—and the resources to help you embody these qualities in your own course "blueprint"!

April 27, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you interested in refining your facilitation skills? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on April 27 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 for the Cultivating Facilitation Habits workshop here to access the training.

April 20, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you developing a syllabus? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on April 20 to discover the three key characteristics of an impactful and effective syllabus—and the resources to help you embody these qualities in your own course "blueprint"!

April 19, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you interested in refining your facilitation skills? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on April 19 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 Cultivating Facilitation Habits workshop here to access the training.

April 14, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you interested in refining your facilitation skills? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on April 14 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 for the Cultivating Facilitatiom Habits workshop here to access the training.

April 13, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you developing a syllabus? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on April 13 to discover the three key characteristics of an impactful and effective syllabus—and the resources to help you embody these qualities in your own course "blueprint"!

April 9, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you interested in refining your facilitation skills? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on April 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 for the Cultivating Facilitation Habits workshop here to access the training.

April 7, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you developing a syllabus? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on April 7 to discover the three key characteristics of an impactful and effective syllabus—and the resources to help you embody these qualities in your own course "blueprint"!

April 5, 2021

Interested in leading your own class and adding to Cal’s curriculum? This informational workshop covers the process of proposing your own DeCal, from identifying a faculty sponsor to getting your course approved. Stop by on April 5 to discover best practices and get your proposal process started! RSVP for the info session here to access the training.

March 30, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you developing a syllabus? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on March 30 to discover the three key characteristics of an impactful and effective syllabus—and the resources to help you embody these qualities in your own course "blueprint"! Facilitators at all stages of the syllabus-crafting process welcome. RSVP for the Three Pillars workshop here to access the training.

March 29, 2021

Are you planning to facilitate a DeCal or are you interested in refining your facilitation skills? Join the SLC's UCFTR Program on March 29 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 for the Cultivating Facilitation Habits workshop here to access the training.

March 22, 2021

We hope your Spring Break is off to a great start! As you enjoy much-needed time off from classes, we encourage you to prioritize connecting with your wellness this week. To support you with this, here are some of our top science-backed practices for staying well:

February 22, 2021

We invite you to join us on Wednesday February 24th from 6pm to 8pm, we will be watching one of the extra credit documentaries for the course, Freedom for the Wolf. During the movie we will be playing a game where you will have the opportunity to win stickers for participation. You will also have the chance to make use of the chat feature throughout the movie to discuss the film in real time with classmates.

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 for orientation 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

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 for SLC Associate Executive Director 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 for the Open House 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

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.

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 24, 2020

With less than a week to go until the launch of our first virtual Summer Bridge, we're gearing up to welcome our new Bridge Scholars at The All Scholar Orientation next Wednesday, July 1st. We are so excited and honored to bring everyone together. See you soon!"

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.

May 1, 2020

The Social Science Program is offering Final Review Sessions via Zoom for the following courses:

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.

April 11, 2020

Congratulations to the incoming Class of 2024! We are so thrilled you have elected to join Cal and we invite you to start your Golden Bear journey early by enrolling in Summer Bridge. This year, our beloved program has gone virtual to support your successful transition to Cal while protecting  your health and safety. Enrollment is now open and financial aid is available for eligible students. 

April 6, 2020

Are you looking for an opportunity to enhance your mastery of science coursework and connect with peers in the Cal science learning community? We're thrilled to announce that we’ve launched the application for our Fall 2020 New Tutor Cohort!  If you're passionate about science and service, we encourage you to apply. You can lean more and submit an application by visiting our page