B.E.A.M. - Biology. Engagement. Academics. Mentorship.

B.E.A.M. Biology Engagement Academics Mentorship Biology Engagement Academics Mentorship (B.E.A.M.) program is offered by the Academic Resource Center to give students currently enrolled in Biology 201, 202 and 203 additional learning and study options within a learning community. These include: Peer Facilitated Learning Communities, Sunday Study Groups, and Learning Consultations. 

Learning Communities - Peer Facilitated

One-hour study groups that are facilitated by students who did well in the biology course in previous semesters. You will have an opportunity to review, ask questions on earlier problem sets, and prepare for weekly quizzes and exams.

Where:  French Family Science Center (FFSC)
When:   Bio 201 and Bio 202- Thursday evenings 6:00-7:00 or 7:15-8:15 Bio 203 - Sunday evenings 5:00-6:00 or 6:15-7:15
What:    Structured groups of students assigned to a Peer Facilitator, go over weekly problem sets from coursework, sign-up information available at the beginning of the semester

Sunday Study Groups

On Sunday evenings, you can meet with other classmates from Bio 201 and 202 to discuss topics from lecture in an informal study group. 

Where:  French Family Science Center (FFSC)
When:   Sundays, time TBD
What:    Less formal study groups formed by students, review weekly lecture topics and problems, guidelines and support provided

Learning Consultations 

Learning consultations are available at the ARC for additional work on managing academics, stress with Bio courses, time management, and more. You can make an appointment online, or look for drop-in hours for Bio Learning Consultations. 

Where: The Academic Resource Center & Biology department
When:  Appointments can be made online for a time that fits your schedule, or look for drop-in hours coming soon. 
What:   Help with management of academics and stress with Biology courses, time management, and more!

Other resources

The Biology department has drop-in hours for Biology 201 and 202. Contact your professor for more information. 


Please contact Andrea Marritt with questions.

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