Study Support

Reference Librarians: Need help with some research? Looking for some key information? “Ask a Librarian!” They love getting asked stuff. J I’m not even kidding – they live for your questions. It’s a big part of why they got into the library biz.

Study Skills & Academic Tutoring: The PASS Office in Speare 209 will be open from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday or by appointment. During this time, peer tutors will be available for study skills and open lab tutoring. The Virtual PASS Office will be open for study skills and open lab tutoring from 10 AM to 10 PM, Monday through Thursday, through Zoom: (Meeting ID: 972 9944 1070). If you are in need of a tutor, please fill out our Application for Service and our Tutoring Agreement. In an effort to continue connecting with you, the professional staff will be available by appointment for both in-person and virtual meetings. Please email the professional staff to schedule an appointment.

Technology Assistance: Need help with your laptop, Moodle, printing, or other technologies involved in your learning? Contact the help desk in any number of ways – chat, phone, email, face to face – by following this link —

Writing Center: Open seven days a week, with experienced tutors who can help you at any stage of the writing process, for class work, or for work outside of class, the Writing Center is located on the bottom level of Lamson Learning Commons. They can also help you make sure your work isn’t violating PSU’s Academic Integrity Policy due to plagiarism, inadequate citation, etc. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Jane Weber: or 535-2831.

Help with bigger-picture/longer-term academic and personal issues:

Sometimes, folks need to get some help figuring out whether/how they should or can take a leave of absence from school, working through grade disputes or other academic issues. Academic Student Advocate and Policy Advisor Dr. David Zehr at the Frost House can be of tremendous help in these kinds of situations. He can be contacted at or 535-3294.

What did I miss?

If there’s help you need that doesn’t seem to fit any of these categories, let me know and we’ll figure it out. Sometimes what we need doesn’t fall neatly into a category or subheading.