Academic Help Centers

Biology, Chemistry, and Physics Study Halls

Student tutors for introductory biology, chemistry, and physics courses will work in a designated study hall space between 8:00-10:00 pm Sunday through Thursday. Students may bring their homework to this study hall and may ask for help from the student tutors. Study Halls are in the IQ Center Stereo 3D lab, Science Center A202A.

The Information Desk

The University Library and the ITS Help Desk have integrated their services and share the centrally located Information Desk on the main floor of Leyburn Library. From this desk, they deliver many services, including:

The Math Center

The Math Center provides a supportive learning environment for those W&L students seeking help in lower-level mathematics courses, particularly Calculus. It is open Sunday - Thursday evenings, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., and is run largely by students for students. The mathematics tutors who operate the center are selected and trained by mathematics faculty at the beginning of the academic year.

Global Discovery Laboratories

The Global Discovery Laboratories (GDL) is a key component in helping to internationalize the University curriculum and providing the technological resources necessary for achieving such. The GDL has a Support Center for the development of teaching resources and their implementation. The facility is comprised as well of three separate and distinct laboratories, these being the Global Communications Laboratory (language and culture promotion), the Global Exploration Laboratory (marketable skill development through coursework and practice), and the Global Connections Laboratory (designed for discussions and broadcasts at home and abroad). All three laboratories promote the integration of ingenious methodologies using technology in the global classroom.

The Williams School Communication Center

For students enrolled in Williams School classes, the Williams School Communication Center provides access to professional writing consultants versed in the particular details of writing within the disciplines of accounting, business, economics, and politics.

The Writing Center

Located on the main floor or Leyburn Library, the Writing Center offers individual tutorial assistance to students on any college writing task, from papers and lab reports in any stage of completion. Directed by the coordinator of the Writing Program, the Center is staffed by upperclass students in various major fields chosen for their superior writing and teaching abilities.