Student Success Tips

student with instructor during office hours

Conversation Starters for your first faculty office hour visit:
  1. Why did I get marked down for this assignment?
  2. I don’t understand when you say _______. Could you explain it to me in a different way?
  3. Could you tell me more about this requirement?
  4. Where can I get more one-on-one help with this requirement?
  5. Is there a book or a website that can help me with the assignment?
  6. What additional resources do you recommend if I want more information about what you are teaching?
  7. What are the most common mistakes students make in essays for this class?
  8. What are the most common mistakes students make in these types of problems for this class?
  9. Is there a trick you can share with me on how to remember this?