Penn State Learning announces services, hours for spring semester

February 24, 2021

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State Learning will offer a range of in-person and remote peer tutoring services to University Park undergraduates during the spring 2021 semester. Available services, all of which are covered by tuition, are detailed below.

In-person tutoring

Students can access in-person tutoring (by appointment only) at Penn State Learning’s on-campus labs. Students will find support for writing in 220 Boucke Building and math in 7 Sparks Building. Spring hours for each lab are:

220 Boucke Building

  • Monday–Thursday, noon–4 p.m.
  • Sunday, 6–10 p.m.

7 Sparks Building

  • Monday–Thursday, noon–10 p.m.
  • Friday, noon–3 p.m.
  • Sunday, 6–10 p.m.

More information about math tutoring is available here, and more information about writing tutoring is available here.

Remote tutoring

Students can also access remote tutoring through Zoom in math, writing and world languages.

Guided study groups

Through guided study groups, which are offered for particular Penn State courses in economics, math, science and statistics, students can work in a group with other students from their course. Guided study groups are led by undergraduates who have previously taken and succeeded in the course. All guided study groups will be offered remotely in spring 2021. Registration is required. For a complete schedule of sessions and to register, visit the guided study group page.

“Study Smarter” online workshops

This spring, Penn State Learning will offer an online interactive workshop devoted to helping students study more efficiently and effectively. Topics will include how the brain stores information, six strategies that are most effective to the learning process, and examples of how students can apply these strategies to their current classes. Register for one of the upcoming workshop sessions on Penn State Learning’s website.

About Penn State Learning

Penn State Learning is part of the Office of Undergraduate Education, the academic administrative unit that provides leadership and coordination for University-wide programs and initiatives in support of undergraduate teaching and learning at Penn State. Learn more about Undergraduate Education at

Last Updated February 24, 2021