Supplemental Instruction (SI) assists students to succeed in selected General Education Breadth courses by providing out-of-class sessions held two times per week. Implemented at Utah State in 1987, SI is an international academic support model developed in 1973 by the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Read this great article, Underachievement Among College Students, to understand how going to SI consistently will help you avoid academic difficulties that new college students often experience.
- 7,400 Utah State students participated in SI during the 2010-11 school year.
- Students who attended 6 or more SI sessions earned a final course grade of .76 higher than students who did not attend SI. . That's the equivalent of moving from a C to a B- OR from a B to an A-. . Learn more...
- The USU SI Leader Training Program has earned ITPC Level I certification through the College Reading and Learning Association.
In this section
- Academic Success Model
- Idea Sheets
- Individual Instruction
- Online Resources
- Request a Presentation
- Study Smart Starter Kit
- Supplemental Instruction
- Test Anxiety Management