New offering! MCAT prep courses, enrolling nowMCAT courses have been added to our Test Prep lineup. Registration is open, and the first course begins August 22.
Marshall Foundation Funds Partnership between THINK TANK and Cultural CentersA new program in 2017-18 will provide academic support services at four cultural centers on campus. The goal is higher retention and graduation rates.
Supplemental Instruction Program Receives International CertificationThe Supplemental Instruction (SI) program at the University of Arizona just received accreditation from the International Center of Supplemental Instruction.
Message from the Director
Welcome to the THINK TANK! I am glad you have joined us at the UA. We have an assortment of services at a variety of locations. We have a staff of over 200 students, graduate assistants and professionals, all dedicated to helping you succeed at the UA.
The THINK TANK has partnerships with many academic departments and colleges, as well as other support units, on campus. Those partnerships are vital to the success and vibrancy of the THINK TANK. This collaborative process enables you to learn with confidence.
Our mission is to empower UA students by providing a positive environment where they can master the skills needed to become successful lifelong learners.
In order to accomplish our mission we have rigorous training programs, two of which have International Training Program Certification through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). Our tutor training program has received International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) and our Academic Skills Tutor training program has received International Mentor Training Program Certification (IMTPC).
Our Supplemental Instruction Program is certified by the International Center for Supplemental Instruction. The SI Leaders undergo a rigorous training in cooperative learning techniques and strategies in group management.
All of our employees are required to attend ongoing training to enhance their skills. I am very proud of our excellent programs and have confidence in our ability to provide you quality service.
Dorothy A. Briggs, Director