College Park Scholars

Academic Resources

Here is a list of easy and reliable resources that can help students improve academic success.

In the Cambridge Community Center

MATH 140 and MATH 141. Math Success Collaborative Study Groups. Centreville 1118. Tuesday 6:00-9:00 (the first half will be devoted to 140 and the second to 141). This guided study session is offered exclusively to Scholars by Resident Life’s Math Success Program. For more on the program, see
CHEM 131 and CHEM 135. Guided Study Sessions. CHEM 131: CCC 1200, MW, 3:00-4:00. CHEM 135: CCC 1115, TuTh 8:00-9:00. Guided Study Sessions provide more than tutoring; they supplement what you learn in class and are led by a peer who is trained to help you understand concepts and course material. The Learning Assistance Services program offers Guided Study Sessions.

Online and Across Campus

General Academic Advising:
UMD Help Center:
Crisis Management Team:
University Writing Center:
Campus Tutoring:
Math Success:
Learning Assistance Services:
ECON tutoring resources:
ENGINEERING majors: Keystone Tutoring Center, with support for ENES 100 and 102, MATH 140 and higher, PHYS 161, 260 and 270, and CHEM 135. The Schedule is available at:
MATH: Math Academic Enrichment Center, Ground Floor, Oakland Hall, Sunday – Thursday, 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Additional tutoring is provided by the Math Department in 0301 Math Building.
Oral Communication Center
Physics tutoring is provided by the Slawsky Clinic. Information is available at:

Places to Study

Looking for a quiet place to study during finals? Here is a list of the best study places on campus suggested by past Scholars.
CCC (Cambridge Community Center)
0130 and 1114 Cumberland Hall
Lounges and first-floor study rooms in Centreville Hall
Chestertown Lounge
LCC (Leonardtown Community Center)
Art Library in the Art-Sociology Building
Terrapin Learning Commons on 2nd floor of Engineering Library in the Math Building
CSPAC student lounge or library
Footnotes or the 1st floor of McKeldin and Terrapin Learning Commons – 2nd floor
Hornbake Library (in the non-print and study rooms on the basement level)
Baltimore Room at Stamp
Classrooms and hallways in Van Munching
Ellicott Diner (several small rooms in the back are quieter and out of the way)
School of Public Health ground floor and first-floor lounge
Quantum Café and study area in the Physical Sciences building

College Park Scholars

1125 Cumberland Hall, 4145 Valley Dr., University of Maryland,
College Park, MD 20742.
Ph 301.314.CPSP (2777), Fax 301.314.9843, Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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