Developmental Studies Department Academic Support Services

  • The Department of Developmental Studies offers a number of services through the Center for Learning Enhancement, including Supplemental Instruction and Walk-In Peer Tutoring.

    See a list of those academic support services below. For information about peer educator and peer adviser positions, see our Employment section.

  • Peer Tutoring
    Trained paraprofessional peer educators provide individual and small group assistance with how to learn content for mathematics, natural sciences, and various Liberal Studies courses.
    First-Year Seminars
    Seminars to enhance the student experience and academic success at IUP
    Supplemental Instruction
    SI provides small-group study/review sessions for sections of courses with difficult content or high levels of failure and withdrawal rates. Peer leaders guide students on how to learn course content.
    Act 101
    State-funded program which allocates funds to Pennsylvania schools that operate an Act 101 program at their institution.
    Linked Courses Program
    Coordinates clusters of courses designed to form a learning community of students for whom course content may be linked by theme.
    Freshman Year Experience
    A program of one-credit courses designed to help incoming Freshman adjust to college classes and study.
    Educational Advisement
    Provides students with both curricular and educational advisement.