Math Resource Room (MRR) Policies

The Math Resource Rooms (MRRs) open August 30 in two locations: MATH 205 and HAAS 115.

Students in 15300, 15800, 16010, 16020 (LON-CAPA courses) can get help with their coursework in MATH 205:

Monday through Friday from 11:30 am to 4:20 pm.

Students in 16100, 16200, 16500, 16600, 26100 (MyLabMath courses) can get help with their coursework in HAAS 115:

Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 5:20pm.

*The Math Resource Rooms are closed for Purdue University Holidays and Breaks, the week of Thanksgiving, and during Finals Week.

The MRRs are staffed primarily by teaching assistants for these courses.

The common office hour schedule is available here: http://www.math.purdue.edu/academic/officehours

How to Use the MRRs:

  • To study: Use the roundtables in the MRR, or space in the Math Library (third floor of MATH) or the computer lab (MATH B101).
  • To ask a question: Stand in line in the MRR and wait to be called.

Additional resources:

Expectations

  • DO attend class to learn the material. The MRR is not a replacement for attending class.
  • DO ask specific questions (e.g. “I know I need to take the derivative, but am having difficulty with the quotient rule”).
  • DO collaborate with other students.
  • Do NOT ask an instructor to sign a form.
  • Do NOT charge electronics (this is a safety hazard).
  • Do NOT ask an instructor to do your homework for you.
  • Do NOT ask for help for a class not supported by the MRR. The MRR supports MA 15300, MA 15800, MA 16010, MA 16020, MA 16100, MA 16200, MA 16500, MA 16600, and MA 26100.
  • You may be asked to leave if you do not follow the policies of the MRR.

Questions and Complaints

  • Online homework mistakes/misgrades
    • For students in 15300, 15800, 16010, 16020 please e-mail to  homework-appeal@purdue.edu
    • For students in 16100, 16200, 16500, 16600, 26100 please e-mail to mylabmath-help@purdue.edu
    • Your e-mail must contain
      • Your name:
      • Your course:
      • Your section number:
      • Your recitation or class time:
      • Your assignment number:
      • Your problem number:
      • A brief description of the issue:
  • Issues with the MRR: contact the Associate Head of the Mathematics Department, Dr. Petrosyan (Office: MATH 836; Phone: 765-494-1932; email: arshak@purdue.edu)

Resources

Online Homework Systems

See your course webpage for help resources if you have issues with any of these online homework systems

Other Information

Websites of interest to Students

(Revised September 19)

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