The College of Engineering and the University of Iowa offer a wide range of academic resources to support student academic achievement. One of the most important resources on campus are office hours. Instructors and TAs are best equipped to answer questions related to course content. Within the walls of the Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences, students will find the Hanson Center for Technical Communication, the Lichtenberger Engineering Library, and the Engineering Tutorial Center, all of which offer free support resources to Engineering students. Students will find many additional academic resources across campus including private tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, and subject based help labs.

Students may also utilize College of Engineering Academic Peer Advisors to answer questions or concerns. They offer advice on their respective majors, course combinations, course loads, and share their personal experiences through their journey to a career in engineering.  Peer Advisors are available in the Student Development Center, 3124 SC for assistance.

College of Engineering Resources:

University of Iowa Campus Resources:

  • Instructor and TA Office Hours - Consult the course syllabus or contact the instructor/TA to learn more about office hours and scheduling individual appointments.

  • Mathematics Tutorial Lab - Receive free one-on-one help from tutors ready and able to answer questions for Math courses.

  • Chemistry Resource Center -  Utilize free tutoring in General Chemistry (I-II), Principles of Chemistry (I-II), Organic Chemistry (I, II, and lab), Physical Chemistry (I-II), Physical Measurements, and Inorganic Chemistry (I and lab).

  • Physics Tutorial Lab - Access TA office hours in 310 Van Allen.

  • Supplemental Instruction - Utilize SI to supplement learning in lecture and discussions with additional problem solving and discussion to help students better understand the material and study smarter. SI sessions are offered for various math and science courses as well as Elementary Psychology.

  • Tutor Iowa - Search for private tutors and general information about tutoring and additional academic support resources on campus.

  • Academic Tips Worksheets - Find tips, strategies and information to help students succeed in a variety of topic areas including academic skills and study strategies to stress management and wellness and many more. 

  • University Study Spaces - Discover study spaces on campus as well as real-time open computer spaces in labs across campus.

  • Academic Support and Retention - Meet with central staff on campus that help connect students to all of the support resources available on campus.

  • Student Disability Services (resource available for entitled students under federal legislation) - Work with SDS staff to coordinate accommodations.

  • TRiO Student Support Services (resource available for TRiO eligible students) - Access personal and academic advising, financial literacy advising, graduate school preparation and career planning, tutoring, and group activities.

Events

John Deere Day at the College of Engineering

Thursday, September, 14 - 2:30 pm

The Deere & Company event will include several activities for Engineering students, including discussion opportunities with Deere representatives, an ice cream social, and a possible all-college...

Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences

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Fall 2017 Engineering Career Fair

Thursday, September, 28 - 12:00 pm

The ​Fall 2017 ​Engineering ​Career ​Fair ​will ​be ​geared ​towards engineering and computer science...

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