Accessing Resources During COVID-19

Tutoring Resources

CIS Peer Tutoring
Students can access the tutors using https://temple.zoom.us/j/893972027. Students accessing tutoring will be placed in a 'waiting room'. When a tutor is available, they will be assigned to a 'breakout room' with a tutor. Review their tutoring availability.

Math Tutoring
The Math Consulting Center will provide free remote tutoring via Zoom for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. The tutoring will be available during the following time periods:

Monday through Thursday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 1:00pm

To access the MCC Tutoring Zoom room: Go to temple.zoom.us. Select "JOIN A MEETING" and enter the code 515-883-3706. Move your cursor to the bottom of the screen. A black command bar will appear. Click on Chat. A chat bar will appear on the right. Click on "MCC Tutoring" (not Everyone). Via this private message, enter your TUID and the course for which you require tutoring. The supervisor will then assign you to a tutor in a breakout room. Please keep questions to 15 minutes or less depending on demand.

Precalculus and Calculus Study Hall Sessions
MATH 1022 (Precalculus): Study Hall sessions are being offered every Monday and Wednesday from 5:30-7:00pm. Precalculus students can access the Zoom links to both tutoring and study hall on the homepage of the course Canvas site. The meeting ID is: 334-618-514.
 
MATH 1041 (Calculus)
Study Hall sessions are being offered every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-7:00pm. The meeting ID is: 658-420-450. The link is here: https://temple.zoom.us/skype/658420450.

Student Success Center Academic Coaching and Conversation Partners
The following services will be available via Zoom by appointment only. To make an appointment visit the SSC website. You can contact the email beside each description with any questions. The SSC will not be able to offer Exam Review Workshops. However, many professors have arranged to offer review sessions for their own courses! For general information about accessing Student Success Center services, email ssc@temple.edu or you can access our ‘Student Success Center - Front Desk’ Zoom room at https://temple.zoom.us/j/929916654.

Academic Coaching sessions
Email Denae Sisco at denae.sisco@temple.edu

Conversation Partners for students learning Arabic, Chinese, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish 
Email the following: (eursell@temple.edu)

PASS Study Sessions
PASS sessions for the below courses are being offered via Zoom. Visit the website for PASS schedule and zoom room links. Email dkelleher@temple.edu with any questions.

BIOL 1111, BIOL 2296
CHEM 1031, CHEM 1032, CHEM 2202
ECON 1102
KINS 1223
MATH 1022, MATH 1041
PHYS 1021, PHYS 1062
PSY 1001

STEM Tutoring
STEM Tutoring will be offered via Zoom by appointment only. Visit the website to make an appointment. Email james.otwell@temple.edu with any questions.

Writing Tutoring
Writing tutoring will be offered via Zoom and will be available by appointment only. To make an appointment, visit the appointment scheduling section of the website. Email darla.himeles@temple.edu with any questions.

Misc. Resources

Disability Resource Center
You can contact DRS at kit.aronoff@temple.edu or visit their website for more information.

Financial Aid Office 
You can contact Financial Aid by emailing sfs@temple.edu.

Internet Essentials
Affordable Internet at Home for Eligible Households: If you are looking for affordable internet, here is a resource that has been made public. Alternatively, here is a phone number: 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376)

Student Emergency Aid Fund
For students who find themselves in an unprecedented situation such as the one we face today, the Student Emergency Aid Fund is a vital lifeline. If you need help getting home or affording the resources to take classes online, you can apply for extra financial support through the Student Emergency Aid Fund.

Student Professional Development
Temple has gone virtual and so have we! Here's what you can be doing to continue your professional development.

The Temple News
Our student-run newspaper, recently published a list of additional resources available to students to help them through this crisis. Check it out to see if anything may be helpful to you.

Wellness Resources

Wellness Resource Center and Tuttleman Counseling
Tuttleman Counseling Services offers support for mental wellness as you transition to life back home. It has a dedicated page regularly updated with information on the services available during the COVID-19 outbreak. Tuttleman’s Brandon LaBarge talked with our e-newsletter for students, Nutshell, to provide guidance to keep your mental health on track during this time.The Wellness Resource Center is available remotely to support student well-being. Email TUWellness@temple.edu with any questions. 

Need a Relaxing Activity?
Relieve some stress with these printable Temple-inspired coloring book pages. BONUS: Rachel Ignotofsky, TYL ’11, a 2019 30 Under 30 awardee and author/illustrator, also offers free downloadable coloring pages on her site.  

Zoom Resources

Zoomtopia: 10 Zoom Tips and Tricks You May Not Know
Whether you’re a Zoom newbie or expert, you can learn some new tips and tricks to enhance your Zoom experience. View the tips.