Academic Development - Carnegie Mellon University

Welcome to Academic Development!

We pride ourselves on helping you get the most out of your academic efforts while creating a positive learning experience. We offer a wide variety of free support services including:

We also publish a series of study skills pamphlets called Fast Facts and Freshmen Fast Facts that provide useful tips and strategies.

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Walk-In Schedule

There is no Walk-In tutoring for the Summer Term

However, you can request a weekly Standing Tutoring Appointment by completing a request form in the Academic Development office, Cyert Hall room B5.

Walk-in Schedule Changes

Periodically, changes are made to the Walk-in Tutoring schedule due to holidays and semester breaks. The changes to the schedule for the semester are listed here. MORE

hours of operation


Mon - Thurs
8:30am to 8:00pm

8:30am to 5:00pm

Closed Sat. & Sun.


F15 schedules will be posted by Friday, Sept. 4

» Courses We Support
» Walk-in Schedule
» SI Schedule
» Workshops

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excel groups

EXCEL groups are small formal study groups that are available for these courses.

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