Our Services-Academic Development - Carnegie Mellon University

What We Do

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. View our list of supported courses to see what support services we offer for a particular course.

Academic Counseling

Academic Counseling is a student assistance program that helps students acquire more effective and efficient study skills such as organization, time management and exam preparation. Both group workshops and individual appointments are available. View the workshop schedule...


Peer Tutoring

Peer Tutoring is offered for a variety of subjects and is in two formats: Walk-in Tutoring is held in various locations on campus in both the afternoons and evenings. No appointment is necessary. View the Walk-in schedule. If Walk-in Tutoring is not available for the course you are seeking help in, you can request a weekly Standing Tutoring Appointments by stopping by our office and completing a tutoring request form.


Supplemental Instruction (SI)

Supplemental Instruction logoSI is an academic enrichment program that is offered in traditionally difficult courses. Designed to supplement -- not replace -- class lectures and recitations, SI sessions are interactive and collaborative. SI Leaders hold review sessions twice weekly plus addtional review sessions before each exam. View the SI schedule...


EXCEL Collaborative Learning Groups

EXCEL logoEXCEL groups meet once weekly throughout the semester. They are comprised of a maximum of six students per group and a trained EXCEL group leader who facilitates collaborative learning. EXCEL groups are formed on an as-needed-basis for the course which they support. There are often multiple groups for any given course. See what courses are supported with EXCEL and then stop by the office to sign up!

Fall 2014 schedules

» Walk-in Schedule

» SI Schedule

» Workshops