center for academic success

Residential Studying &Tutoring (RST)

What is RST?

The aim of the Residential Studying & Tutoring program (RST) is to help promote effective study habits and to bring academic support for some of the University's most challenging and demanding courses into the residence halls. The RST program, developed jointly by the Center for Academic Success and the Office of Residence Life, is designed to provide students with the opportunity to connect with other residents, study with peers, and seek the help of a knowledgeable tutor.

RST for First-Year Students

Courses

First-year courses for fall 2013 include:

*Math 21 tutors may also be able to help with Math 51 and Math 81 

Where is RST Offered?

RST sessions are offered in each of the five first-year residence hall areas — Upper Centennials, Lower Centennials, Richards, Dravo and M&M.  Specific locations are as follows:

THE First-Year RST schedule for Fall 2013

All RST sessions occur from 8:00-10:00pm

Residence
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Dravo Eco 001
Phy 11
Math 21
Chm 30
M&M Math 21 Chm 30 Phy 11 Eco 001
Richards Math 21 Eco 001 Chm 30 Phy 11
Upper Cents Chm 30 Math 21 Eco 001 Phy 11
Lower Cents Phy 11 Eco 001 Chm 30 Math 21

RST for Upper Class Residents

Courses


Where is RST Offered?

THE Upper class RST schedule for Fall 2013

Residence
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Drinker Acct 151
Phy 21
Chm 110
Math 23/205
Taylor Phy 21
Acct 151
Math 23/205
Chm 110
Sayre Park
Chm 110
Phy 21
Math 23/205
Acct 151
Brodhead Phy 21
Math 23/205
Acct 151
Chm 110

What can you expect At an RST session?

Students will be encouraged to work collaboratively with peers in order to solve problems and understand challenging course concepts. Tutors are always present and will answer questions and help guide learning as needed.