Schedule for Success

About Schedule for Success

For many majors at the University of Arizona, math is a foundational subject and we are committed to providing students with the tools they need to succeed. Schedule for Success combines math strategies and academic support to promote student success at the University of Arizona. Our courses, academic coaching, and tutoring services have a positive impact on students’ confidence in their first year and beyond.

Schedule for Success is a program for incoming first-year students who place into Math 100 based on:
their major's math requirement


their PPL Assessment Score
(math placement test)


Program Overview


MATH 100: Math Lab (3 units)

  • Students prepare for university-level mathematics by focusing on math topics in which they need the most improvement or mastery
  • Office hours and individual support available in-person and online

SAS 100AX: Student Success Strategies for Math and Beyond (2 units)

  • Live online, twice-weekly class meetings.
  • Students explore self-advocacy, resilience, growth mindset, and metacognition. The course provides science-based learning strategies to increase studying efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Class format includes short lectures, collaborative activities, and individual work.
  • Students receive support from instructor and Undergraduate Teaching Assistants in class.

10-Week Courses (3 units)

  • All Schedule for Success students start the semester with 12-13 units of coursework.
  • Students have the option to add a 3-unit 10-week course in the fourth week of the semester.
  • Many 10-week courses are available specifically for Schedule for Success students. These courses are supported by THINK TANK services.


Academic Coaching

  • Schedule for Success students have free access to Learning Specialists and Peer Academic Coaches.
    • Learning Specialists are professional staff members at THINK TANK who are passionate about student success and serve as academic coaches. They are here to holistically support students throughout their first year, discuss goals and study strategies, and help students navigate college life.
    • Peer Academic Coaches (PACs) are current undergraduate students who work at THINK TANK. They are navigating the challenges of college and celebrating successes alongside their peers. Students meet with their PAC to help  strengthen study skills, check in about personal and professional goals, get advice about clubs and major-related experiences, build community, and more! 


  • Schedule for Success students receive unlimited free, drop-in tutoring in-person and online at any THINK TANK location, including Schedule for Success specific tutoring hours:
    • In-Person at Colonia de la Paz Residence Hall, Room 107
      • Sunday – Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. MST
    • Online
      • Sunday – Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. MST
      • Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. MST
  • The Math 100 team is available for ALEKS Topic support in-person and online. Check your Math 100 syllabus for details.

Frequently Asked Questions


Contact Information

Phone: 520-621-4058