Add Peer Connections to Your Syllabus

How can I highlight Peer Connections on my course syllabus?

Feel free to use the information below! We have three formats to choose from.


 

Accessible Format:

Peer Connections’ free tutoring and mentoring is designed to assist students in the development of their full academic potential and to inspire them to become independent learners.  Peer Connections tutors are trained to provide content-based tutoring in many lower division courses (some upper division) as well as writing and study skills assistance. Small group and individual tutoring are available.  Peer Connections mentors are trained to provide support and resources in navigating the college experience. This support includes assistance in learning strategies and techniques on how to be a successful student.  Peer Connections has a learning commons, desktop computers, and success workshops on a wide variety of topics.  For more information on services, hours, locations, or a list of current workshops, please visit Peer Connections' website at http://peerconnections.sjsu.edu for more information.


Accessible and Brief Format:

Peer Connections is your campus-wide resource for mentoring (time management, note taking, study skills, getting involved, etc.) and tutoring (undergraduate writing, lower division Math, Science, History, Humanities, etc.).  Peer Connections has a learning commons, desktop computers, and success workshops on a wide variety of topics.  For more information on services, hours, locations, or a list of current workshops, please visit the website at http://peerconnections.sjsu.edu for more information.


 

Detailed Format:

Peer Connections is the campus-wide resource for free mentoring and tutoring.  In addition to offering time management and general study strategies, we provide the following services:

• Peer Tutors assist you with the number of undergraduate courses, including:

    • Math
    • English
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Statistics
    • Writing (sentence structure, organization, grammar usage, and self-editing skills)
    • and more!


• Peer Mentors support you as you navigate the college experience with:

    • How to become connected to the campus community
    • Stress management for academic and social settings
    • Referrals to important campus resources and events
    • . . . and other questions!


Peer Connections has a computer lab, study space, and success workshops on a variety of topics.

For more information on services, hours, locations, or a list of current workshops, please visit the website at peerconnections.sjsu.edu.

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