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Learning Commons

Located in Buckley Center 163, the Learning Commons connects with our peer educators and tutors in a variety of disciplines to deepen your learning through practice, questions, and review.

Peer learning assistance is available to all UP students who want to reach greater levels of success in various disciplines and skill areas such as writing, math, foreign languages, sciences, speech and presentations, nursing, economics and business, and group project planning.

The Learning Commons is a program of the Shepard Academic Resource Center.

An invitation to deepen your learning

Join us in Buckley 163 to practice the disciplines you are working so hard to learn. Also, for writing, presentations, and group projects, you can work with our peer tutors to deepen key communication skills across many disciplines.

Available Tutoring for the Second Summer Session

The Learning Commons will offer writing assistance and tutoring in Spanish by appointment only during the second summer session. To make an appointment, send a request to or Please be sure to include in your request two or three good times and days to meet. The Math resource center and other tutoring programs will open during the first week of the fall semester.

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