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Supplemental Instruction and Study Groups

During the 2019-20 academic year, the Academic Achievement Hub (AAH) offers Supplemental Instruction (SI) and Study Groups facilitated by your peers for 28 courses, and 6 departments/divisions. In 2018-19 academic year, over 4,178 students participated in and contributed to a total of 21,015 visits in these programs. 

Learning with a group of peers is a powerful tool!

Sessions are a place to:

  • Work on challenging concepts
  • Learn from and with your peers
  • Get questions answered that you didn’t know you had
  • Schedule a regular time and place to study to help avoid procrastination
  • Explain material to other students to solidify your knowledge

Both the Study Group and SI sessions are facilitated by Peer Leaders who have already successfully completed the course at UC San Diego and are trained in collaborative learning techniques. The difference between these programs only resides in the session meeting structure. For example, SI sessions are three 50-minute sessions per week. While the Study Group session meets one time per week for 80-minutes. The Leaders are all trained to promote community of learners and an environment to master course material.

SI Schedule

Meets remotely 3 times per week; 50-minutes each

view supplemental instruction schedule

Study Group Schedule

Meets remotely 1 time per week; 80-minutes

view study groups schedule

Student FAQ

Learn more about SI and Study Groups

student frequently asked questions

Educator and Staff FAQ

Learn how to request SI and Study Groups for a course.

educator and staff frequently asked questions


COVID-19 Student Information

Due to the current situation of COVID-19, all SI/SG sessions will be remote. Please note that the Academic Achievement Hub is using Adobe Connect for its remote sessions.

Our programs support academic integrity for all students. For more information, view the Academic Integrity Office web page.

We are committed to providing access to students with disabilities.  To request assistance or an accommodation, please email or fill out the Google Form.