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Science Learning Center (SLC)

Recent News

SLC Tutoring Program Earns CRLA Level 1 Certification Renewal through 2025

The College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) has renewed the SLC's Tutoring Program Level 1 Certification status through November 2025.

Tutor Program CRLA Level 1 Certification Awards

Check out the SLC Tutors who earned College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) Level 1 certification during the 2021-2022 academic year. Thank you SLC Tutors for all of your hard work this academic year!

The Science Learning Center (SLC) is sponsored by the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) to support teaching and learning in the natural sciences. We have two centers, each providing computer labs, meeting alcoves, study space and a loan desk for reserve and study materials.

The SLC is on the move!

Due to renovations, our main location in 1720 Chemistry will be closed in Spring and Summer 2022.  We will be closing on Friday, April 29th and reopening on Monday, August 29th.  

We are moving our spring/summer science and math tutoring over to the SLC Satellite location in 2165 USB. 

Now Interviewing for Office Assistant Positions

This position requires that you have work-study for the 2022-2023 academic year. The job posting can be found on the Student Employment Office website, please search for posting 7791 within the work-study positions to review the job description. To be considered, please complete our Desk Staff application found here.  

Summer 2022 Study Groups

Online registration for Summer 2022 SLC Study Groups will begin at noon on June 28 and will continue throughout the term. 

Click here for more information and links to the study group registration site.

Summer 2022 Drop-In Peer Tutoring for Math Courses

Drop-In Tutoring for math courses for summer term is available to all students enrolled in Math 105, 115, 116, 215, and 216, beginning Wednesday, June 29, and will continue through the last day of classes on August 16. All drop-in tutoring services will be occurring in an in-person format for spring term in our Satellite location (2165 USB).

Click here for more information on the Drop-In Peer Tutoring program.

Summer 2022 Appointment-Based Tutoring for Science Courses

Appointment-Based tutoring for science courses is open to ALL students enrolled in the following courses for summer term: Biology 171, 172, 225; MCDB 310; Chem 130. Appointment Based tutoring has sessions available online and in person.

Click here for more information on the Appointment-Based Peer Tutoring program.

Critical Resources for Students

Are you aware of the various resources available on campus and in the local communities? Check out this comprehensive guide to local resources on food pantries, affordable housing, counseling and mental health, emergency scholarships, transportation, etc.

COVID-19 Resources

The Science Learning Center is committed to the health and safety of all members of our community. The University of Michigan has created this website to keep our community updated on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus COVID-19. Here is an additional resource with suggestions on how to adjust your study habits during this transition. Please email slc@umich.edu if you have any questions or concerns related to your academic support needs or your SLC student employment responsibilities that may be impacted during this time.

Show your Support

We strive to support our students and faculty on the front lines of learning and research and to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, SLC needs your support.

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SLC Hours

The Science Learning Center will be closing at 3pm on June 23 and reopening with summer hours (listed below) on June 29.

Summer hours
Main Center: 1720 Chemistry 

CLOSED due to renovations

Satellite Location: 2165 USB

Monday-Friday          10AM - 4PM
Saturday                     CLOSED
Sunday                        CLOSED