Skirball Science Learning Center (SSLC)
7th floor Cooperman Library, Hunter East
Skirball Science Learning Center
Hours: Monday through Friday during the day and evening. At the beginning of each semester, the specific hours and tutoring schedules are posted outside the center.
The Skirball Science Learning Center (SSLC) provides comprehensive assistance to all Hunter College students in all areas of the natural sciences and technology. Our professional staff and peer tutors provide a learning environment in which all students (regardless of major) are welcome. The center provides, scheduled and drop-in one-to-one tutoring, group-mentor sessions, and review sessions.
Throughout the academic year, the SSLC sponsors workshops aimed to enhance science learning skills including reading primary literature, scientific writing, dissemination of science concepts and creating effective science presentations. The SSLC also supports training on essential science study skills, and problem solving techniques and guidance for peer-led group learning. SSLC Seminar series presented by Hunter’s faculty and invited guests provides deeper understanding of applications of the scientific methods in the real world and broader awareness of STEM careers.
The SSLC is equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia screens, ample white boards and materials for loan including laptops, textbooks, study guides and educational models.