Course Assistant Program

Offered in-person at the Bronco Study Zone and virtually on the Microsoft Teams Academic Support Hub.

In-person at the Bronco Study Zone (3374 Rood Hall)

Monday through Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Virtual (Microsoft Teams)

Sunday through Thursday

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Academic Support Hub for Online Tutoring

The Bronco Study Zone, the Math Tutor Lab, the Statistics Help Room, and the Physics Help Room are all using the Academic Support Hub to provide Summer II tutoring. Follow the steps below to log in and find the WMU Academic Support Hub in Teams.

 

Steps to Connect to Online Tutoring

  1. Check the Fall 2021 Bronco Study Zone Schedule to identify when a tutor is available to assist with your course. Courses are listed in the left column. Use the tabs at the bottom of the page to view each day of the week.
  2. Log in to Microsoft Teams
    1. In your web browser (Google Chrome recommended), go to W-Exchange and log in using your Bronco NetID and password.
    2. Click on the Microsoft Teams app logo (it's blue-ish-purple) and Teams will open in a new browser tab.
    3. Click the blue 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.

         Connect to Online Tutoring
  3. At the bottom of the page, click the New conversation button.
  4. Post the title of the course you need help with in the chat.
  5. A tutor will open a video chat to assist you! When you receive the video chat notification, click Join Chat.
    Note: Other students may be able to join this chat (at the tutor's discretion) if they need help with the same subject.

 

Resources and Benefits

The Bronco Study Zone offers an array of resources through a one-stop model to support students and help keep them on track. If the Bronco Study Zone is unable to meet a requested need, students are referred to the appropriate campus resource.

 

Support services offered to you from the Bronco Study Zone

  • Free drop-in assistance for your courses.
  • Group collaboration on course assignments.
  • Learning various academic skills such as effective note taking, time management, study tactics, test taking strategies, and coping with test anxiety.

 

Point of Contact

 

Kelsey Harness

Manager, Bronco Study Zone

For more information about the Bronco Study Zone, or for general information and questions about the Bronco Study Zone, contact Kelsey Harness and like us on Facebook.

 

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