Study Session

Study Session Groups Formed

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*Due to Covid-19, all Study Session groups will be held virtually for the 2020-21 Academic Year.*


Study Session is committed to providing a supportive, non-lecture, collaborative group learning environment in STEM subjects, whereby students of all learning styles engage to thrive in their classes.

Target Courses

  • Biology 111, 160, 161, 162
  • CE 204, 207
  • Chemistry 110, 124, 125, 127, 128, 129, 216, 312
  • CPE 101, 202, 203
  • Math 116, 117, 118, 119, 141, 142, 143, 161, 162, 221, 241, 244
  • ME 211, 212
  • Physics 121, 122, 131, 132, 133, 141
  • Statistics 217, 218, 251, 252

*Please Note: to view a specific Study Session for a Target Course, please see the "Study Session Schedule" at the top of this page.

Program Description

Study Session is an academic retention program which provides bi-weekly hour-long study sessions to all Cal Poly students. It’s a great way to obtain support with an academic subject all the way through the quarter.

  • There may be 8-15 students per group so there's opportunity for personal attention.

  • There's no cost to attend, but each students must submit a request through the Cal Poly Portal in order to join a group.

Study Session's Mission

  • To provide students an opportunity to learn more effective ways of studying.
  • To provide students with the opportunity to get acquainted with other students from their class in a friendly atmosphere.
  • To enable students to share notes and ideas with their peers for a broader understanding of the course.

How to Request a Study Session

  • Logon to My Cal Poly and view “My Classes” in your home page
  • Above your classes is a button: “Study Session Request”
  • Select the button to enter the request process. You must be enrolled in the lecture for the button to appear.
  • Press the “Submit Request” button at the bottom when you’re done.




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