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Science Learning Center (SLC)

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Science As Art Results

Results from this year's Science As Art competition are in!

SLC Awarded Academic Innovation Grant to Develop Comprehensive Inclusivity Training

SLC Awarded Academic Innovation Grant to Develop Comprehensive Inclusivity Training

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.

SLC Academic Programs Now Online

SLC Academic Support is now available online to UM students enrolled in many introductory biology, chemistry, and physics courses. To participate in an online study group, you can register for an open group here and then contact your facilitator once you receive your confirmation email.

To participate in online SLC Tutoring, please visit the pages for Appointment-Based Tutoring, Drop-In Tutoring, or Online Tutoring for more information on each program. You can also contact slctutoring@umich.edu with further questions about using these resources.

To connect with your GSI for online office hours. please contact your GSI or faculty member directly.

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 contact 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.

Now Accepting Applications

We are now accepting applications for both study group facilitator and peer tutor positions for fall term. Click on the above links for more information and applications for each program.

Spring/Summer Math Tutoring Now Accepting Applications

The Science Learning Center offers free math tutoring during the spring and summer terms (May 5-Aug 18) in our Tutoring Help Room. 

We are looking for enthusiastic students with effective communication and interpersonal skills, who are confident in tutoring ALL of the following Math courses: MATH 105, 115, 116, 215, and 216. The math tutoring will take place in the SLC Help Room Monday through Friday from 11am-4pm. The job will entail working 5-10 hours per week at a pay rate of $13/hr.

Prior experience as a math tutor at the UM Department of Mathematics Math Lab is desirable, but not required. If you are interested in interviewing for a SLC Math tutor position, please apply via this link. For highest consideration please apply by 8am on Monday, March 23rd. Email slctutoring@umich.edu if you have any questions.

Winter 2020 Study Groups

Online registration for Winter 2020 SLC Study Groups is open and will continue throughout the term. All study groups are now occuring in an online format.

Click HERE for more information and links to the registration site.

Winter 2020 Drop-In Peer Tutoring for Science Courses

Drop-In Peer Tutoring for science courses has begun and will continue through the last day of classes on April 21. All tutoring services are now occuring in an online format.

Click HERE for more information.

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.