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Cougar Study Buddies

Find your people, learn together

Cougar Study Buddies (CSB) helps students find other students to study with. This pilot partners with GEW to develop a community of writers.

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 all will be supported all 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 build your support network!

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

That's ok! CSB will work with you to find a group that is fully online, fully in-person, or a hybrid of both. So you take take the group whereever and reach out whenever.

What is required for me to participate in CSB?

  1. Meet (in-person or online) with your CSB Student Facilitator and teammates so you can start off on the right foot.
  2. Check in with you every now and then to see how your group is doing - please respond!
  3. If you are participating in an online or hybrid program, download Zoom 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?

In Week 4, watch your inbox for a CSB invite, along with the date of your scheduled first meeting as a group with your CSB Facilitator.

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.