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, mentoring, and supplemental instruction 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. In addition, Peer Connections supplemental instruction (SI) leaders assist professors in select courses by running study groups and review sessions. Peer Connections also has a study space, 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.), tutoring (undergraduate writing, lower division Math, Science, History, Humanities, etc.), and supplemental instruction (review and study sessions for select courses). Peer Connections also has a study space, 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, tutoring, and other student support services. We offer the following services to all SJSU students:

• 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!


Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders work with professors to provide additional support in select courses. Supplemental Instruction sessions are review and study sessions open to any student enrolled in that specific course.

Peer Connections also offers a study space, desktop computers, 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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