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Center for Learning, Teaching, and Research

The center is dedicated to enhancing learning and teaching in support of the liberal arts. Information regarding services for students and faculty are linked to below.

Services for Students

Helping students find connections in their learning and to tap into the knowledge and resources at Colgate is one of the center's top priorities. Faculty and staff are critical in guiding students to continual improvements in the way they learn and conduct research.

CLTR connects students to opportunities and resources such as:
Instruction in learning strategies and study skills
In transitioning from high school to the college environment, building skills like the following is often the key to finding success:
  • Time management
  • organization
  • Effective studying
Students seeking assistance to improve these skills can contact the center to connect with helpful resources in these areas. The document Achieving Academic Success at Colgate University (PDF) is also a useful resource to explore.
Peer tutoring
The center coordinates opportunities for students to connect with others in their area of study for additional learning opportunities.
Summer research and creative projects
The center coordinates the university's program for summer research and creative projects, connecting students and faculty members to collaborate on academic projects, papers, posters, exhibitions, and more. More about: summer research and creative projects

Services for Faculty

The center coordinates and supports a variety of CLTR Resources for Faculty.

Note that Colgate has a variety of resources on campus for faculty development, teaching and scholarship, including (but not limited to):
If you are a Colgate faculty member and are wondering where to go for support, please do not hesitate to contact CLTR - If we cannot help you, we can point you in the right direction!


Academic Year:
8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday (except holidays)

8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday (except holidays)

Contact information

Renée Chapin
Center Coordinator
101A Lathrop Hall

The Center for Learning, Teaching and Research is located in suite 101A Lathrop Hall.