Exam Review Session: For Chem 210 - Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 7:30-9:00pm in 273 Willard with Adam Uliana.

SPRING 2015 - Guided Study Groups (GSG) sessions are up and running. Click here to view the schedule. Also, be sure to visit your faculty and TA office hours and departmental resource rooms (e.g., Chemistry Resource Room or Physics Learning Resource Center) for assistance.

UPCOMING EXAM REVIEWS (alpha order by course name and number):

PHYS 250:  Tues., March 24th from 7:15-10:15pm with Avery (GSG Leader) in 010 Sparks

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.

BIOL 110 - Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity (4)
A study of the evolution of the major groups of organisms including the fundamental concepts of biology.

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.  [NOTE:  GSG for this course will not offered for Fall '14.]

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.  

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
Cocurricular Programs Coordinator - Guided Study Groups (GSG)
Office Location:  205D Boucke
814-863-6313 or

Dr. Angelique M. Bacon-Woodard
Scholar in Residence – Learning Communities
Office Address:  212B Boucke
814-865-2017 or
814-865-1841 (Student Receptionist – 220 Boucke Building)


Subject Sessions

CoursesDay/TimeLocationTutor/LeaderAvailable From
PHYS 211LSun 6:15pm-7:45pm005 Life ScienceYingYing Zheng1/20/2015 to 5/8/2015
PHYS 251LSun 6:30pm-8:00pm014 Life SciAdrian Readmond-Mietus3/22/2015 to 4/26/2015
PHYS 212LSun 8:00pm-9:30pm010 Life SciSydney Marks2/19/2015 to 4/26/2015
PHYS 250LMon 6:00pm-7:30pm109 BouckeAvery Kundrick1/20/2015 to 5/8/2015
CHEM 112 - Dr. BojanMon 6:00pm-7:00pm307 BouckeDylan Phillips1/20/2015 to 5/8/2015
BIOL 110Mon, Tue 6:00pm-7:30pm312 BouckeBrady Boyer1/20/2015 to 5/8/2015
CHEM 110 - Dr SykesMon 7:00pm-8:00pm311 BouckeKevin Jansen1/20/2015 to 5/8/2015
CHEM 210Mon, Thu 7:30pm-9:00pm106 OsmondAdam Uliana1/20/2015 to 5/8/2015
PHYS 212LTue 4:00pm-5:30pm309 BouckeSydney Marks2/19/2015 to 4/28/2015
CHEM 112 - Dr. BojanTue 4:15pm-5:15pm106 OsmondDylan Phillips1/20/2015 to 5/8/2015
PHYS 251LWed 6:00pm-7:30pm307 BouckeAdrian Readmond-Mietus3/18/2015 to 4/29/2015
CHEM 112 - Dr. BojanWed 6:00pm-7:00pm010 Life ScienceDylan Phillips1/20/2015 to 5/8/2015
CHEM 110 - Dr SykesWed 7:00pm-8:00pm115 OsmondKevin Jansen1/20/2015 to 5/8/2015
PHYS 250LWed 7:45pm-9:15pm013 Life ScienceAvery Kundrick1/20/2015 to 5/8/2015
PHYS 211LThu 7:00pm-8:30pm005 Life ScienceYingYing Zheng1/20/2015 to 5/8/2015