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Last Updated: Nov 26, 2014 URL: Print Guide
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supplemental instruction

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a program designed to impact student retention and success in historically difficult courses by using SI leaders to help students in need.

How Does It Work?

The program hires SI leaders. SI Leaders are not tutors; they are students who have successfully passed the class and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. These SI leaders attend the class again, model good academic behavior for students and lead free, participatory study sessions weekly.

SI sessions are usually held in your classroom. The sessions cover content and study strategies. 

Classes with Supplemental Instruction for Fall 2014

Math 134-3203 Physio 101-3728
Math 121-3820 Anat 125-3014
Math 90-0547 Anat 125-3006
Math 90-0226 Anat 125-3025
Math 70-3296 Chem 101-1704
Math 70-4384 Hist 101-0732
Math 20-3222 Anthro 101-5212

Find Out More

The first day of school, your instructor will let you know if your class has an SI Leader available to help you. You can ask your teacher or call the L & LC for more information.

East Campus (L&LC East)

West Campus (Yosemite 235)


Become an SI Leader

Are you interested in becoming an SI Leader? Do you meet these requirements:

1. GPA

a. An overall MJC GPA of *3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale) is required.

b. A grade of “B” (3.0) or above (on a 4.0 scale) in the selected course is required; prior enrollment with the professor who is to teach the selected course is preferred.

2. Good interpersonal and communication skills are required.

3. Completion of an YCCD Employment Application. As a condition of employment, the district requires new employees to pay for fingerprinting and criminal history background checks.

4. Content competency is required.

5. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Publisher, and Excel preferred.

*A student with a high “A” grade in the SI course being considered, may be given special consideration if the GPA falls slightly below the 3.0 requirement.

If you answered yes to both questions above, please complete the attached form and bring it personally to: 

Library & Learning Center in Yosemite Hall 235, West Campus


e-mail it to Clorinda Otte at


For more information call the Library & Learning Center at (209) 575-7845


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