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Group Review

The University Learning Center hosts various course-specific group sessions and Study Slams that were developed at the suggestion and recommendation of our Learning Assistants, based on their own experience with these courses, as well as at the suggestion of students utlizing the resources at the ULC.  We welcome your suggestions on future workshops and group sessions to develop, or past workshops you'd like to see offered again!  Email us here!

See also our Academic Skills Workshops for additional group sessions.

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Humanities and Foreign Languages

Express Yourself! Conversation Circles

Increase your fluency in another language!  These sessions supplement your foreign language studies and are designed to help you gain confidence speaking in the language you are studying.  Sign up each week to attend!  Sessions begin the week of February 2nd.

Seats are limited so please be considerate and only sign up if you intend to come.

Walk-ins are welcome if seats remain available.


  • Elementary - Wednesday, 6:30-7:20pm, ULC@UHall


  • Elementary - Tuesday, 6:00-6:50pm, ULC@UHall


  • Elementary & Intermediate combined - Thursday, 12:30-1:20pm, ULC@UHall


  • Elementary - Monday, 6:00-6:50pm, ULC@UHall
  • Intermediate - Tuesday, 7:00-7:50pm, ULC@UHall


  • Elementary - Thursday, 2:30-3:20pm, ULC@ARC
  • Intermediate - Monday, 5:00-5:50pm, ULC@UHall

Creative Writing Craftshop

Looking for more writing prompts and a community of creative writers outside your Introduction to Fiction and Poetry course?  In ULC Craftshops, you'll be exposed to a different literary technique each session, as well as have a chance to generate new work, and workshop stories and poems as time allows.

  • Wednesday, October 29th, 7:30-8:30pm, ARC LL05

Past workshops include:

  • Close Reading - Developing your Thesis
  • Spanish - Are you in the Right Mood (for Beginner II to Intermediate Spanish)
  • Spanish Grammar Rules (for students enrolled in Beginners Spanish)
  • Reading and Analyzing Court Opinions (for students enrolled in Freshman Honors Seminars requiring an analysis of case law)

Social Sciences

Past workshops include:

  • Two-Way ANOVA Review (Stats for the Behavioral Sciences)
  • Finals reviews for Economics Principles I and II, and Intermediate Micro and Macroeconomics
  • Psychology: Personality
  • Psychology: Intro to Psych
  • Psychology: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Calc review for Intermediate Economics (Micro and Macro)

Math and Science

Math for Econ II Practice and Review

  • Thursday, November 6, 6:30-8:30pm in ARC LL02 - Seats are Limited!

Calculus I Study Slam Series

Slam I:  Limits

The first in our series of Calc I Study Slams, this session will cover approaches to solve limits, with examples.  If time allows, we will also cover limits involving infinity.

Wednesday, September 24, 6:30-7:30pm, Silver 208

Slam II:  Differentiation and Differentials

This session will focus on implicit differentiation and linear approximation and differentials.  If time allows, we will also cover the chain rule.

Monday, October 6, 7:45-9:00pm, 12 Waverly Place, room L120

Slam III:  Optimization

This session will be dedicated to optimization problems and curve sketching.

Thursday, November 13, 5:00-6:00pm, Silver 207

Slam IV:  Final Review

Thursday, December 11, 4:55-6:10pm, 5 Washington Place, Room 101

Principles of Biology

Bio Bits

Bio Bits is a topic-specific mini-review session that will review material from the past week's lecture(s). Keep up with your studies and review with us! Sign up weekly, topic-by-topic. Click here for a schedule of topics and to sign up.

Bio PTs

Bio PTs gives you a chance to test your understanding of the material from the past week's lecture(s) through multiple choice questions modeled after previous exams. Sign up weekly - click here to register


Study Slam / Final Review

  • Friday, December 12, 4:00pm-5:30pm, Silver Center Room 405

Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry I (Majors Section) Final Review

  • Thursday, December 4, 5:00-6:30pm, Weinstein Hall SB-22

Organic Chemistry I PTs

Work together with your peers to solve practice problems prepared by Learning Assistants and enhance your understanding of organic chemistry! Sign up weekly.  Links will be available a week prior to each session.

  • Tuesday, December 9th (Final Review / Study Slam)
    • 12:30pm, Meyer 102
    • 6:30pm, ARC LL05

General Physics I

General Physics I PTs

Work through practice problems and engage with the material you're learning in class. Held bi-weekly. Sign up below - links will be available a week prior to each session.

  • Tuesday, December 2
    • 12:30-1:30pm, ARC LL01
    • 6:30-7:30pm, ARC LL02

Molecular and Cell Biology I


Test your understanding of MCB I by answering questions based on prior weeks' material. Held bi-weekly, beginning the week of September 22. Sign up below - links will be available a week prior to each session.  

  • Week of December 8th
    • Tuesday, December 9 @ 12:30pm, ARC LL01
    • Friday, December 12 @ 11:00am, ARC LL03

Past workshops include:

  • Algebra & Calculus Review
  • Calculus I Review
  • Math for Econ Review 

University Learning Center

Science Study Slams - Fall 2014

Held within the week before each major exam in the foundational science courses, Science Study Slams provide a fast-paced review of important points to remember before your tests.  These are not meant to be a substitute for long-term, comprehensive study plans, but are instead a quick rundown and refresher!

*Check back in the fall for dates!

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