FGCU Emergency Management Advisory

Sept. 27, 2022 | FGCU is canceling all classes and non-essential campus activities Thursday and Friday. FGCU leaders will evaluate methods for students to make up for lost instructional time, which will likely include the use of planned study dates as regular academic class. Please expect updates to the academic calendar once we return to normal operations. For storm updates, visit fgcu.edu/emergencymanagement.

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Supplemental Instruction

Enhance your learning in select courses

Supplemental Instruction (SI) provides regularly scheduled review sessions open to all students who want to improve their understanding of course material — and their grades.

By attending SI sessions you will have the opportunity to discuss important concepts, develop learning and study strategies and to test yourself before the professor does. An FGCU student who has earned at least a B+ in the course guides the peer-assisted study sessions.  

Why should I use Supplemental Instruction?

Students who regularly attend SI sessions may earn up to one-half letter grade higher and are less likely to earn a D or F in the course than those who do not attend SI sessions or attend less frequently. You will also develop a better understanding of course content as well as more effective ways in which to learn the material. The college-level study skills that you learn in SI will help you earn higher grades in your other classes. Through SI, you will create a community with classmates and other students and feel a stronger connection to FGCU.

  • Regular SI attendance can result in earning up to one-half letter grade higher in the course
  • Less likely to earn a D or F in the course with regular attendance
  • Develop stronger understanding of course content and effective study skills
  • Learning and study skills from SI can be used in other courses
  • Develop stronger campus connection through community building with classmates, students, and staff
  • How do I know if my class has SI?

  • What can I expect from SI?

  • What can I expect from the SI Leader?

  • How do I become an SI Leader?