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Students working in SkillZone

What is SkillZone?

SkillZone is a free drop-in center for all IUP international students (ALI, undergraduates, exchange, and graduates) to access support for their classes and for skills like:

  • presentation and communication skills
  • study strategies
  • managing classroom expectations
  • academic integrity issue
  • group discussions
  • GRE and GMAT preparation workshops

What types of assignments can I get help with?

SkillZone tutors can help with homework assignments from just about any class, from English to science or math. Tutors can also help students who are preparing for the GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, or IELTS tests. SkillZone isn’t just for homework, though. Students who want to practice English or find out about other campus resources can also get the support they need at SkillZone.

Who are SkillZone’s tutors?

The tutors at SkillZone are undergraduate and graduate students who come from a variety of cultural, language, and disciplinary backgrounds.  

Where is it?

SkillZone is located in Eicher 206 and 208, down the hall from the IUP Writing Center. Eicher Hall is next to the smoke stacks.

When is it?

SkillZone is open Monday through Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. as well as from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. SkillZone is also open on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

What does it cost?

SkillZone and its services are free of charge to students currently enrolled at IUP.

The Office of International Education’s exciting new SkillZone Program is currently accepting applications for SkillZone tutors! 

Please submit an application and resume to Jocelyn Amevuvor. Tutor applications are accepted throughout the semester. Applications and questions can be sent via e-mail to skill-zone@iup.edu or in person to 205 Eicher Hall.

  • Office of International Education
  • Delaney Hall, Suite B25
    920 Grant Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2295
  • Fax: 724-357-2514
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.