Physics Help Room
The Physics Help Room is in 3302 Rood Hall and the hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (see the weekly schedule below).
Many resources are available to help you find success with physics coursework:
- Drop-in tutoring at the Bronco Study Zone.
- Private, paid tutoring with a physics graduate student. Students make fee, payment and scheduling arrangements directly with the tutor. Call the Department of Physics for a list of graduate students who offer tutoring services.
- Merze Tate College Student Success Services
- Peer Academic Success Coaching
- Learning Assistant Program
- The Writing Center
WMU Academic Support Hub
The Academic Support Hub hours are Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Follow the steps below to log in and find the WMU Academic Support Hub in Teams.
- Log in to Microsoft Teams
- In your web browser (Google Chrome recommended), go to https://wexchange.wmich.edu and log in - use YourBroncoNetID@wmich.edu and password. (It's important to include "@wmich.edu" after your Bronco NetID at this login.)
- Click on Teams app logo (it's blue-ish-purple) and Teams will open in a new browser tab.
- Click the gold button below to go to the WMU Academic Support Hub team. When you see the "Stay better connected..." message in your browser, click Use the web app instead. Click Join Now.
WMU Academic Support Hub
- You will automatically be in the "General" channel. In the left-side menu, click on the Ask for Help channel to state your tutoring need.
- Scroll to the bottom of the page where it says “start a new conversation”.
- Type your name and class you need tutoring on, like this: "I’m Buster B. I need help with PHYS 2050."
- Tutors will be monitoring this section and will respond to each student.
- Tutors will open a video chat with the student. When you receive the video chat notification, click Join Chat.
- Other students may be able to join this chat (at the tutor's discretion) if they need help with the same subject.
- During the video chat, you can hover over the icons in the middle of the page to unmute your microphone and turn on your camera. There are three dots where you can change your settings if you have problems hearing or issues with your camera.
Dissertation and Theses Help
The Graduate College website is a great resource. For specific information on dissertations and theses, the college has compiled a FAQ page that may prove helpful. The Graduate Center for Research and Retention is an innovative, one-of-a-kind center that provides individual mentoring, guidance, and advising support to graduate students in all fields. You may also wish to bookmark the events page to stay up-to-date.