COVID-19 Updates: Fall Semester

Learning Resources

Please see our main tutoring page for COVID-19 updates.

See the Learning Resources time management page for resources and tips for adapting to remote learning.

Learning Resources provides resources and one-on-one educational sessions which focus on

  • time and workload management
  • effective note-taking
  • reading skills enhancement
  • test taking preparation

Enhancing performance in these areas maximizes academic success and scholastic achievement for all learners.

How to Connect with a Learning Resources Advisor

Learning Resources has both professional staff and ACE peer tutors. Most students will initially meet with a trained ACE peer tutor or First-Year Seminar mentor.

If you and your peer tutor decide that you need professional assistance from Learning Resources, they will refer you; you may also be referred directly by a faculty member or any Middlebury College professional staff member by emailing Jennifer Bates ( or Jenny Orten (

Collaborating with Faculty

Learning Resources collaborates with faculty on professional development opportunities to design innovative, effective teaching environments, and refine faculty's workload and time management. This in turn impacts students workload and time management through strategic syllabi development.

In addition, with faculty and the Commons, Learning Resources implements prevention and intervention initiatives for students who are at academic risk. The Director also works one-on-one with students who face challenges related to learning style or learning disabilities.

Academic Mentors embedded in First Year Seminars, as well as the drop-in Peer Writing Tutors embedded in the Commons, are trained by Learning Resources in courseload planning and basic time management and study skills.