Student Assistance Services

Learn about the academic and personal support services offered by WIC and our campus partners.  Please see the individual descriptions below to find out where and when services are available:

Communication Skills | Time and Project Management | Writing Skills | Statistical Software Consultations | Research Skills | Butler Assistive Technology Room
 

CWiCCommunication Skills: Communication Within the Curriculum (CWiC) Speaking Center provides walk-in assistance with public speaking and presentation skills in Rm 126.  Fall 2018 walk-in hours are as follows:

  • Mondays: 12-2pm
  • Tuesdays: 3-7pm
  • Wednesdays: 12-2pm and 4-6pm
  • Thursdays: 2-4pm

​To contact CWiC, call 215-746-3543 or email cwic@sas.upenn.edu.

Weingarten Learning Resources CenterTime and Project Management: The Weingarten Learning Resources Center, a department of the Vice Provost for University Life Division, provides workshops and small-group assistance with project planning, reading, study strategies and time management here. Walk-in assistance is available at their main location in Stouffer Commons.  To schedule an appointment, contact Weingarten at 215-573-9235.

The Critical Wiring ProgramWriting Skills: The Marks Family Writing Center provides assistance by appointment only with writing for different audiences and purposes.  Drop-in hours are also available for undergraduates at the Writing Center, located at 3808 Walnut Street.

​To contact the Writing Center, call 215-573-2729 or make appointments with the online scheduler.

Statistical Software Consultations: Receive assistance and guidance on statistical software programs, including STATA, R, and Excel. Hours are in WIC Booth 12 by appointment using this online scheduler.

Appointments/walk-in hours are available as follows:

Mondays and Wednesdays: 4:30-7:30pm

Research Skills

Library Resource Liaisons

Liaisons provide peer-to-peer help with: Citation Formatting | Finding Books and Articles Online | Navigating Library Stacks | Finding Media Equipment | Making Appointments with Subject Specialists, and more!

Fall 2018 hours are Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday from 6 to 9pm at the hightop tables in the WIC Lounge.

Find Scholarly Sources

You can get help accessing information and conducting research any time by:

Butler Assistive Technology Room: The Weigle Information Commons facilitates the use of the Butler AT Room and provides technology and instructional support.  The room is available 24 hours a day and is reservable online.  For more information, call 215-898-7555 or email us.

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