GSG Spring 2017 Session Schedule:

GSG sessions are up and running?  Click here for the GSG session schedule.  Also, please consult your faculty and TAs during office hours or stop by departmental resource rooms (e.g,, Chemistry Resource Room in 211 Whitmore, Physics Learning Resource Room in 207 Osmond, etc.).

GSG Upcoming Exam Review (alpha order by course):

CHEM 110: Derek (GSG Leader with Dr. Houck) will facilitate an exam review on Sunday, March 26th from 7:00-9:30pm in 262 Willard.

CHEM 210: Jose (GSG Leader) will facilitate an exam review on Sunday, March 19th from 3:00-4:30pm in 100 Thomas.

CHEM 210: Ayush (GSG Leader) will facilitate an exam review on Sunday, March 19th from 6:30-8:00pm in 100 Life Science.

GSG Employment - Spring 2017

We currently do not have any positions open for the spring semester.  Please check back in mid-March to inquire about fall 2017 openings.  Thank you for your interest in becoming a Guided Study Groups leader.

Tutorial assistance for the courses below can be obtained by participating in Guided Study Groups (GSG) during the fall and spring semesters.  GSG sessions are free and are led two to three times a week by an undergraduate peer leader, who has previously met success in the course.  Click on the "Study Groups" tab for detailed information.

CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles I (3)

Basic concepts and quantitative relations.

CHEM 112 - Chemical Principles II (3)  
Continuation of CHEM 110, including an introduction to the chemistry of elements.  

CHEM 210 - Organic Chemistry I (3)
Bonding theories for organic molecules; stereochemistry and conformational analysis; reactions (and mechanisms) of alkyl halides, alkenes, alkynes, aromatics, alcohols, and ethers), organic reaction mechanisms focusing on electrophiles and nucleophiles, and aromaticity.  

KINES 360 - The Neurobiology of Motor Control and Development (3)

The neurobiological foundations of human movement, with an emphasis on applications in rehabilitation and athletics.

PHYS 211L - General Physics: Mechanics (0)  
Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of mechanics: motion, force, Newton's laws, energy, collisions, and rotation.  

PHYS 212L - General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (0)
Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of electricity and magnetism.  

PHYS 250L  - Introductory Physics I (0) 
Selected topics in mechanics, heat, and sound.

PHYS 251L  - Introductory Physics II (0) 
Selected topics in light, electricity, and magnetism.

Learning Assistance Resources for Science and Engineering Students

Many colleges at Penn State provide advising and tutoring resources locally for students who take their courses. Some departments also provide private tutor lists. So if you do not find exactly what you need, please ask your classmates and instructors if they know how you can find available tutors.

Here are some links to college-based academic assistance resources.

Contact Information:

Dr. Brendaly Drayton
Interim Scholar in Residence-Learning Communities/Cocurricular Programs Coordinator - Guided Study Groups (GSG)
Office Location: 212B Boucke
814-863-6313 or

814-865-1841 (Student Receptionist – 220 Boucke Building)


Subject Sessions

CoursesDay/TimeLocationTutor/LeaderAvailable From
CHEM 110Sun 5:00pm-6:00pm109 BouckeCastle1/22/2017 to 4/23/2017
PHYS 211LSun 6:00pm-7:30pm106 OsmondJacob1/22/2017 to 4/23/2017
PHYS 212LSun 6:00pm-7:30pm216 BouckeRob1/22/2017 to 4/23/2017
PHYS 250LSun 6:00pm-7:30pm109 OsmondTrand1/22/2017 to 4/23/2017
CHEM 210Sun 7:00pm-8:30pm101 OsmondAyush1/24/2017 to 4/25/2017
CHEM 110Sun 7:00pm-8:00pm106 BouckeDerek1/22/2017 to 4/23/2017
PHYS 251LSun 7:00pm-8:30pm009 Life SciAdrian1/22/2017 to 4/23/2017
CHEM 110Mon 2:30pm-3:20pm304 BouckeCastle1/23/2017 to 4/24/2017
PHYS 250LMon 6:30pm-8:00pm109 OsmondTrand1/23/2017 to 4/24/2017
CHEM 210Mon 7:00pm-8:30pm112 BorlandJose1/23/2017 to 4/24/2017
CHEM 110Tue 1:30pm-2:20pm302 BouckeDerek1/17/2017 to 4/25/2017
PHYS 211LTue 6:00pm-7:30pm307 BouckeJacob1/17/2017 to 4/25/2017
CHEM 210Tue 6:30pm-8:00pm100 Life SciAyush1/22/2017 to 4/23/2017
CHEM 110Wed 2:30pm-3:20pm302 BouckeCastle1/18/2017 to 4/26/2017
CHEM 210Wed 7:00pm-8:30pm008 MuellerJose3/13/2017 to 4/26/2017
PHYS 212LThu 6:00pm-7:30pm012 Life SciRob1/19/2017 to 4/27/2017
CHEM 110Thu 7:30pm-8:30pm109 OsmondDerek1/19/2017 to 4/27/2017
PHYS 251LFri 1:30pm-3:00pm201 OsmondAdrian1/27/2017 to 4/28/2017