Learning Communities

Detroit Mercy offers learning communities conducted by tutors who sit in on specific sections of targeted courses throughout the term and run study sessions weekly. These guided learning studios support freshman math, science and English classes. Learning studios are coordinated through the Student Success Center.

Winter 2023 Learning Communities Schedule

Math Functions (Algebra) Learning Communities

Courses supported: UAS 0800; UAS 0950; MTH 1010; MTH 1020; MTH 1030; MTH 1040

Tutors: Leah Bodnar, Allison Sherman


  • Mondays 6-7 p.m. 

Where: Briggs, Room 001

Math Analysis (Calculus) Learning Community

Courses supported: MTH 1110; MTH 1120; MTH 1400; MTH 1410

Tutors: Alessandra Pontini, Daniel Lanfear


  • Thursdays 1-3 p.m. 

Where: Briggs, Room 001

Physical and Natural Sciences Learning Community

Courses supported: CHM 1050; CHM 1070; CHM 1080; BIO 1200; BIO 1210; BIO 1220

Tutors: Jackson Towers, Christina Naoum


  • Thursdays 3-5 p.m. 

Where: Briggs, Room 001

Health Sciences Learning Community

Courses supported: CHM 1040; BIO 2300; BIO 2310

Tutors: Sophia Carlesso, Fatima Elkhatib


  • Tuesdays 12-2 p.m. 

Where: Briggs Room 101

English Learning Community

Courses supported: ENG 1300; ENG 1310

Tutors: Annie Gilber, Max Payton


  • Thursday, 2-4 p.m.

Where: Briggs, Room 001