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 2022 Learning Communities Schedule

Math Functions (Algebra) Learning Communities

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

Tutors: Zachary Kennedy, Max Payton, Allison Sherman

When:

  • Mondays: 2 - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 2 - 4 p.m.

Where: Engineering Building, Room 223

Math Analysis (Calculus) Learning Community

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

Tutors: Dan Lanfear, Paul Manuszak, Shana Murphy, Alessandra Pontoni

When:

  • Wednesdays: 1 - 3 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 1 - 3 p.m.

Where: Engineering Building, Room 230

Physical and Natural Sciences Learning Community

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

Tutors: Fatima Elkhatib, Jackson Towers

When:

  • Mondays: 1 - 3 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 1 - 3 p.m.

Where: Chemistry Building, Room 7

Health Sciences Learning Community

Courses supported: CHM 1040; BIO 2300; BIO 2310

Tutors: Sofia Carlesso, Elizabeth Stacheit, Emma Wodwaski

When & Where:

  • Mondays: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Ford Life Sciences Building, Room 116

  • Tuesdays: 10 a.m. - noon
    Engineering Building, Room 220

English Learning Community

Courses supported: ENG 1300; ENG 1310

Tutors: Zachary KennedyLarissa McCoy, Max Payton

When:

  • Tuesdays: 1 - 3 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 1 - 3 p.m.

Where: Briggs Room 301