Free Tutoring for CANR Students

AGcelerate is hosting tutoring sessions for MATH 221 and CHEM 103 just for CANR students. For the rest of the fall semester, these sessions will be held on Wednesday afternoons from 3:30pm – 5:00pm in room 049 of Townsend Hall. Present will be tutors from UD’s Academic Enrichment Center that specialize in these two courses. The tutoring is free and AGcelerate will also have some munchies to help you focus!

Please stop by if you need some academic assistance in these two courses!

Office of Academic Enrichment

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The Office of Academic Enrichment has resources available to help those who are struggling academically, as well as those who are successful and looking for ways to sharpen their academic skills.

Tutoring Services

  • Individual Tutors: available for scheduled one-on-one appointments, using the Blue Hen Success (BHS) platform.
    • Specific class details, subjects and tutor availability can be searched in BHS.
    • Standard peer tutoring rates are $12 for undergraduates and $15 for graduate-level support.
  • Free Drop-in Tutoring: no appointment necessary; first-come, first-served.
    • Drop-in tutoring begins September 12th
    • Drop-in tutoring is available Sunday – Friday, the schedule will be posted online.
    • Tutors are listed by subject and class (details posted on the online schedule).
  • Study Group Support: upon request, free tutors will join small private study groups of 3-6 students. The tutors can help the group review material and prepare for exams.
    • Students are expected to create and organize their own study group; one member makes a request on behalf of the group (requires 10 days’ notice).
  • Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS): a series of ongoing weekly study sessions for students taking targeted courses. Provides a learning opportunity for all students who want to improve their understanding of course material and improve their grades.
    • Study sessions are offered up to 3 times/week: students will review concepts, practice material, and prepare for exams (specific session details are on the website).
  • TutorFind Directory: Students are encouraged to visit these tutor profiles to learn more about tutors’ backgrounds/experience. Includes photo, major, subject specialties and much more.
  • Tutor Hiring: The OAE hires year-round. Position details and application on website.

Academic Support

  • Academic Coaching: individual appointments to help students assess their current strategies/approaches to their classes. A holistic approach explores academic and any non-academic challenges students may be facing. Appointments can be made in Blue Hen Success.
  • Coaching Drop-ins: Five days a week, coaches have hours set aside to work with students who have questions about finding effective strategies for their academic challenges (schedule posted on webpage).
  • Self-guided Workshops: detailed time management/study skills workshops that students can read through at their own pace. Each includes a Putting it into Practice piece for students to complete a task which the professor can then review.
  • Scheduled, live workshops (Zoom): A schedule of workshops covering a range of academic skills topics can be found on the website.

Questions about how to register for Spring courses?

November 12th
Registration Office Hours
Registrar Staff will be on hand to answer questions about registration and using Webreg. Log on anytime between 2 and 3 PM on November 12th if you have registration questions. Note this is NOT an Advising session. If you have questions about which classes to take you need to consult your Advisor.
Time: Nov 12, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Password: REGISTER
November 19th
Registration Office Hours
Registrar Staff will be on hand to answer questions about registration and using Webreg. Log on anytime between 1 and 2 PM on November 19th if you have registration questions. Note this is NOT an Advising session. If you have questions about which classes to take you need to consult your Advisor.
Time: Nov 19, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Password: REGISTER

Ask a Clinician: Gaining Experience in the Animal Science Industry During the Covid-19 Pandemic- Pre-Veterinary Episode

Thursday, Sept 24, 12pm-1pm
  • You need volunteer, shadow, and direct patient care hours but how has the covid- 19 pandemic affected this process? This event is intended for students to get real-world advice and answers from current veterinarians in the field.  Pre-registration is required at the link above. We will send the password to those who have registered.
  • Panelists include:
    Stephanie DeMarco, DVM – Associate Veterinarian at VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital
    Jessica Applebaum, DVM – Associate Veterinarian at Sycamore Veterinary Hospital

    Patrick Mahaney VMD, CVA, CVJ – Veterinarian, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, and Certified Veterinary Journalist at California Pet Acupuncture & Wellness (CPAW), Inc.

 

Speed Networking for Agriculture & Environment Students

Monday, Oct 5, 3pm-5pm
  • Take advantage of an opportunity to network and enhance your professional development skills from employers and alumni across Agriculture & Environment fields. Employer & alumni representatives will be rotated though each break out room every 8-10 minutes and include topics like interviewing, building your professional network, LinkedIn, and professional etiquette. The event will conclude with open networking with all alumni & employers.  Pre-registration is required at the link above.  We will send the password prior to the event.