Study Groups

Study Group Model:

  • Study group leaders review course material with students and integrate study strategies—note taking, problem solving, and test preparation—that link course content with cognitive skill development.
  • Study group leaders are trained and supervised Rutgers students selected by the course professor; study group leaders are not course instructors and are present only to facilitate a study session.

Study Group Participants:

  • earn higher average final course grades than if they simply studied alone
  • are more actively involved in the course
  • have a better understanding of course material
  • acquire effective learning strategies
  • earn higher grades in the course than students in the same course who do not attend the study group sessions.

Learning Center Study Groups

Join a free study group this Spring 2018 semester! You can visit the online registration site to sign up or view groups meeting times. Study group registration begins around the first week of classes and study group sessions start the second week of the semester. You must be currently registered in the course to enroll through this system.

Study groups are non-credit (they do not appear on your transcript) and meet once a week for 80 minutes each. After the registration period ends, you must email the Program Coordinator to request to join a waitlist. (Please include your name, the course name and code, the study group(s) that fit your schedule, your netID, and your RUID, in this email.)

The courses below are scheduled to have study groups in the spring. Please note the schedule is tentative and all study group times and locations are subject to change.

Spring 2018 Courses Offering Study Groups

  • Analytical Physics IIA (01:750:227)
  • Biological Foundations of Chemical Engineering (14:155:210)
  • BME Systems Physiology (14:125:255)
  • BME Kinetics & Thermodynamics (14:125:306)
  • Chemical Engineering Kinetics (14:155:441)
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I (14:155:208)
  • Chemistry of Life (01:160:128)
  • Data Structures (01:198:112)
  • Design of Separation Processes (14:!55:324)
  • Engineering Probability (14:540:201)
  • General Biochemistry (11:115:403)
  • General Chemistry for Engineers (01:160:160)
  • General Microbiology (11:680:390)
  • Intro to BME (14:125:201)
  • Intro to Computer Science (01:198:111)
  • Intro to Discrete Structures II (01:198:206)
  • Introductory Biochemistry (11:115:301)
  • Numerical Modeling (14:125:305)
  • Organic Chemistry (01:160:308)
  • Physics for the Sciences (01:750:194)
  • Physiological Psychology (01:830:313)
  • Systems Physiology (01:146:356)
  • Transport Phenomena in Chemical Engineering II (14:155:304)

Starting a Study Group On Your Own?

Find out more about how you can effectively create and manage a study group using our Study Group Guide. You can also use the Student Request Form to request support and training in forming your group.

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