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Learning Skills

We help students

  • Learn challenging material
  • Manage their time
  • Recognize important information in a textbook or lecture
  • Manage stress and anxiety
  • Study for and take tests successfully
  • Plan research projects and papers

Our Services

Individual Appointments

  • Individual appointments focus on your specific needs. Spend 30 minutes with a Learning Skills Specialist and decide whether follow-up sessions would help you. Appointments are free. 
  • Hours:  Learning Specialists generally work from 9-5 Monday –Thursday and 9-12 Friday. Evening hours are available by request.
  • Make an appointment:  Call (562) 985-5350 or visit the Learning Assistance Center to schedule your appointment, but don’t wait too long as they fill up quickly every semester.

Drop - In Sessions

  • Learning Skills will begin offering FREE 15 minute drop-in sessions, starting Tuesday, January 19th.
  • Hours Drop-in sessions are Mondays from 9am-12pm, and Thursdays from 9am-12pm, with the first available Learning Skills Specialist. Students DO NOT need to make an appointment to be seen during these times. 
  • Check In Students WILL need to check-in at the front desk when they arrive.
  • Learning Skills Drop-in Sessions are an opportunity for students to ask quick questions about studying, check-in with a specialist on skill progress or meet with a specialist in a short session for a course assignment. We look forward to helping you in these drop-in sessions.

Workshops for Classes/Organizations

  • CSULB faculty, clubs, and organizations can request workshops for the group. 
  • Workshops are free.


Online Resources

Assess Your Learning Style

Tips for "Studying on the Go"

Tips for Success in Problem-Solving Courses

Final Exam Prep

Summer Session Tips