Resources for Advisors and Faculty

Below are some short descriptions of the LSC Fall 2021 offerings that are written directly to students. Please feel free to cut and paste the information below into your own communications with students.

Find Study Partners and Groups

A PowerPoint slide for sharing this information in class is available here:

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Find study partners in your courses! Studying with peers is a great way to connect with other Cornell students and is a powerful tool for learning. Finding people to study with can be challenging (even when you are taking in-person classes), and Cornell’s Learning Strategies Center (LSC) helps match you with study partners. To find out more about study groups and partners, and to sign-up for study partners for a class you are in, visit the LSC’s Studying Together webpage.  

For instructors: If you are an instructor, you can share the message below with your class. It is important to remind them of your expectations around group work and academic integrity.

Study partners can help you learn! Studying with peers is a great way to connect with other students and is a powerful tool for learning challenging material in this course. Cornell’s Learning Strategies Center (LSC) can help match you with study partners. To find out more about study groups and partners and to sign-up, visit the LSC’s Studying Together webpage

LSC Supplemental Courses

The Learning Strategies Center (LSC) offers supplemental courses to support students in CHEM 2070, CHEM 3570, ECON 1110 and 1120, MATH 1110, 1120, and 2210, BIOMG 1350, BIOG 1440, and PHYS 1112 and 2213. Learn more about participating or enrolling in supplemental courses here

LSC Tutoring

The Learning Strategies Center (LSC) provides FREE  tutoring to ALL  Cornell undergraduate students in: BIOMG 1350, BIOG 1440, BIOMG 2800, CHEM 1560, CHEM 2070, CHEM 3570, ECON 1110, ECON 1120, MATH 1110, MATH 1120, MATH 2210, PHYS 1112, PHYS 2207, PHYS 2213, PHYS 2214, introductory statistics courses, introductory finance and accounting courses, and some introductory language courses in American Sign Language, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish.  A full list of courses and instructions on how to access tutoring are on the LSC tutoring schedule webpage.

Self-Enroll Canvas Modules to Start the Semester Strong

Canvas Study Skills Modules to Start the Semester Strong: The Learning Strategies Center (LSC) has Canvas modules on “Gearing up for Academic Success”, “Managing Space and Time”, “Taking Effective Notes”, and “Preparing for and Taking Exams”. Each of the modules contains useful tips and information that will help you in your courses this fall and beyond. To self-enroll in the Canvas site, click here or cut and paste this link: https://canvas.cornell.edu/enroll/NC3TFB  

Accountability Buddies

Are you looking for motivation and peer support to help you meet your goals? Do you want to stay on track with sleep, exercise, organization, or other goals that are important to you? Learn more about signing up for an Accountability Buddy! Accountability Buddies provide general support and motivation for each other. If you’re looking for study partners for a specific class, sign up here.