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Cougar Study Buddies

Find your people, learn together

Looking for a study group? Do you commute, or find it difficult to reach out and exchange contact information with people in your class? Let us help you out!

Cougar Study Buddies (CSB) helps students find other students to study with. This second-semester pilot partners with GEW 101A and HIST 130 to develop a community of writers and thinkers.

Sign up for Study Buddies!


Why sign up for CSB?

  • CSB will link you with students within your class or sections of the same class.
  • With a CSB Student Facilitator supporting your group, you will have someone to check in and see how you and your group is doing throughout the semester.
  • When it comes to learning, there is always strength in numbers.
  • CSB is a great opportunity to stay focused, collaborate with your friends, and help one another out!

What if I don't have time to meet on campus?

That's ok! CSB connects you through the Teams app, so you can work together both in-person and from afar. Take the group whereever and reach out whenever.

What is required for me to participate in CSB?

  1. Attend an initial meeting with your CSB Student Facilitator and teammates so you can start off on the right foot.
  2. Set up regular check-ins with your team, whether electronically or in-person.
  3. Respond to your CSB Facilitator when they check in to see how you and your group are doing.
  4. Download the Teams app onto your computer/device. We'll walk you through how to use it as a group.

How do I sign up?

Sign up here. Sign-ups run through Week 3 of the semester.

When will I know who is in my study group?

Watch your inbox for a CSB invite. As soon as we have a group together, we will reach out to you to set up a date for your first meeting with your group!

What happens if a student drops out of my group?

Please check in with your teammates to see how they are doing. If you haven't heard from them, contact your CSB Student Facilitator and we will follow up. 

Syllabus/Cougar Course language for faculty:

Do you find it helpful to work in groups, but can't seem find the people or time to make it happen? Cougar Study Buddies is a great way for you to connect with peers, work on assignments, and get support you need outside of this classroom. You will be matched into groups of 4-6, and you can meet in-person, online, or both! Your Cougar Study Buddy Student Facilitator will help you all get started, and check in throughout the semester to see how you're doing. Take advantage of this unique opportunity by signing up online by the end of Week 3.