The Office of Learning Skills, Directed by Marni Jones, is located on the first floor of Biddle House, and is a part of Academic Advising. Learning Skills services are available to any Dickinson student seeking extra support in the areas of time management, effective reading and study skills, note-taking and review strategies, memory-enhancing techniques, and test-preparation.

FREE STUDY STRATEGIES WORKSHOPS in each of these areas are offered in the first six weeks of each semester. To supplement these workshops, students can call the Learning Skills office at 717-245-1734 to request 1:1 time management, organizational, and/or study strategy tutorial sessions with trained Peer Advisors, available in Biddle House weekdays from 12:00 – 4:30. Faculty who would like to recommend to students to seek out such tutoring are encouraged to copy Marni Jones ( on such messages to students.

For additional Time Management and Study Skills resources, see the navigation links at the bottom left of this page.