Academic Development - Carnegie Mellon University

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 variety of academic support services to assist students in developing the skills, strategies, and behaviors needed to perform as confident, independent, and active learners.

Our programs are available to all Carnegie Mellon University students. The peer tutoring, study skills, supplemental instruction and EXCEL components of Academic Development utilize group and individualized instruction to accommodate the diverse learning styles and skill levels of the student population.

Learn more about the services we provide:

We also publish a series of study skills pamphlets:

News and Announcements

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Get Your Student Off to College on the Right Foot

Let your graduating high school student benefit from the expertise of Carnegie Mellon’s Academic Development Office by enrolling him/her in Academic Development’s free Academic Success Workshop. Sessions are from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., June 28, 29 and 30 MORE
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Walk-in Tutoring ends Thursday, April 28

The last day of Walk-in Tutoring for the Spring semester is
Thursday, April 28th

There is no Walk-in Tutoring during the Summer semester however,
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

STEM Workshop

We have taken into consideration the course content, class format, and required homework and projects, in order to tailor our array of study skills and strategies to fit the needs of STEM students.

We will be covering the following topics and how they relate to the lives of STEM students:
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Time Management, Stress & Procrastination Workshop

When:   Tuesday, Feb. 23, 7:30-9:00pm
Where: CUC - Wright


» Courses We Support
» Walk-in Schedule
Walk-in ends 4/28
» SI Schedule
» Workshops

excel groups

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

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