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EPASS Peer Tutoring and Mentoring | Advising and Support

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EPASS Peer Tutoring and Mentoring support is offered through the Office for Undergraduate Education, Emory College of Arts and Sciences.

Advising and Support Scheduling Tool (ASST) is now available!

We’re delighted to announce that our new Advising and Support Scheduling Tool (ASST)  (Pronounced “Assist”) is now available. Click here for step by step instructions on how to access the new system and how to schedule appointments with advisers and support professionals or to RSVP to events as they become available. The system can be found at 

EPASS Peer Tutors are are available to help students with using the new ASST system on the second floor of Woodruff Library  next to the reference desk and in the Math and Science Center Library E301 at the following times:

Woodruff Library
Sat 4/19:      12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sun 4/20:     12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Mon 4/21:     9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tues 4/22:    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wed 4/23:     9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thurs 4/24:   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fri 4/25:       10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat 4/26:     12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sun 4/27:     12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Mon 4/28:     9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Math and Science Library
Tue 4/22:        5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wed 4/23:       5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thu 4/24:        1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tue 4/29:        5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Peer Tutoring is available for a variety of specific courses. During a session you can review course content, master basic concepts and develop more advanced skills under the guidance of a fellow student. Undergraduates meet with a peer tutor in one-on-one or small-group sessions. Tutors are available for English as a Second Language support. The ESL tutors are trained to work intensively on grammar and language issues common to ESL students. Do you need help with writing a paper? The Writing Center has tutors available.

Peer Led Mentoring Groups, at Emory, are based on Collaborative Learning, a successful instruction method in which students work in groups toward a common academic goal, provide an opportunity to work together to explore important concepts, review class notes, discuss reading assignments, practice test-taking strategies, and prepare of examinations. Sessions are facilitated by an Emory undergraduate student recommended by faculty and trained in group faciliatation skills.


These trained peer mentor leaders guide weekly sessions in an effort to apply the following goals:

• Teach students how to think about their learning
• Apply and model what is learned in class/text
• Bring together facts and ideas
• Go beyond answering the question
• Practice using problem sets/complex cases
• Practice how to transfer skills/knowledge beyond the questions on the sheets

"Collaborative learning is based on the idea that learning is a naturally social act in which the participants talk among themselves (Gerlach, 1994). It is through the talk that learning occurs."

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Questions? Email us epass@emory.edu.


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updated 04/01/2014et

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