Faculty Guide to Student Resources

General Support

Course Problem Notices
Through Courses in Touch, instructors can send a notice to students who seem to be having trouble in their course. These notices also go to the College Office.

Undergraduate Advising Offices by School

CaseNet
CaseNet staff help faculty find the appropriate academic support resources for College of Arts and Sciences students having difficulties. Staff will follow up with students to make sure that they get the proper assistance.

Counseling & Psychological Services
Students with concerns of a personal, emotion, social, or educational nature may visit CAPS for help and guidance free of charge.

Course Absence Report (CAR) System
This system allows students to communicate with instructors if they are absent from class.

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Academic Support

Weingarten Learning Resources Center
Professional instruction in skills such as academic reading, test taking, and study strategies.

Tutoring Center
A variety of subject-specific peer tutoring services to supplement support from faculty, TAs, and instructors.

Critical Writing Program
Provides expert help in writing for undergraduate and graduate students.

Communication Within the Curriculum
Helps students express themselves orally with clarity and confidence.

Language Direct
Provides tutoring for foreign languages.

Penn Online Research Tutorial
Step-by-step guide through the research process.

Reference Services
Reference librarians are avaialbe to support students at any step of their research projects.

Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships
Provides opportunities for undergraduates to become involved in research and a way for professors who have research projects to reach interested undergraduates.

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Technology

Weigle Information Commons, Penn Libraries
Offers students tutoring in use of digital media as well as technology rich group study rooms. Weigle can also provide customized programs for your classes.

Computer Support for SAS Students
Describes a wide range of support services from using a PennKey to creating a personal web page.

For more information on student resources consult the SAS Index of Student Services.

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