Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)

COVID-19 UPDATE: Online PASS for all supported courses available Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, April 3

Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) are hour-long group study sessions led by an upper-year student, which offer a collaborative environment for extra revision where no grades are taken. Each session will cover material from the previous week(s) in a manner that focuses on building an understanding of course concepts and developing effective study skills.  

Term 2 course partnerships

  • Y1: COMM 291, Math 105

  • Y2: COMM 294, COMM 298
  • B+MM: COMM 320
  • COMM Minor: COMM 473

PASS will be running on its regular schedule online via the Collaborate Ultra tab in your courses’ specific Canvas pages. 

Questions can be directed to your courses’ PASS Leader(s) via direct Inbox message on Canvas:

  • COMM 291 (Leaders: Owen Lin, Gemma Broadly, Dhiraj Hariramani)
  • COMM 294 (Leaders: Vinci Fong, Maggie Ding)
  • COMM 298 (Leaders: Akshat Phatak, Arkie Liu, Siddarth Bajpai)
  • COMM 320 (Leader: Jessica Lu)
  • COMM 473 (Leader: Tomas Solano)
  • Math 105 (Leaders: Jung Hee Park, Stoyan Hristov)

PASS Schedule:   

Monday:

  • COMM 291- Gemma: 10am - 11am
  • Math 105 – Stoyan: 11:30am - 1pm
  • COMM 298 - Arkie: 12pm-1pm
  • COMM 291 – Dhiraj: 1pm - 2pm
  • COMM 298 – Sid 4pm - 5pm
  • COMM 291 – Dhiraj: 5pm - 6pm

Tuesday:

  • MATH 105 – Junghee: 11am - 12pm
  • COMM 294 – Maggie: 1pm-2pm
  • COMM 298 – Sid: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • COMM 291 – Owen: 4pm - 5pm
  • MATH 105 – Stoyan: 5pm-6pm

Wednesday:

  • COMM 320 – Jessica: 9am - 10am
  • COMM 291 – Gemma: 10am - 11am
  • MATH 105 – Stoyan: 11am - 12pm
  • COMM 298 – Arkie: 12pm - 1pm
  • COMM 291 – Dhiraj: 2pm - 3pm
  • MATH 105 – Junghee: 3pm-4pm
  • COMM 298 – Akshat: 5pm-6pm
  • COMM 473 – Tomas: 6pm - 7:30pm

Thursday:

  • COMM 291 – Owen: 11am - 12pm
  • COMM 291- Gemma: 1pm  - 2pm
  • COMM 320 – Jessica: 2pm - 3pm
  • COMM 298 – Sid: 3pm - 4pm
  • COMM 294 – Maggie: 3pm - 4pm
  • COMM 298 – Arkie: 4pm - 5pm

Friday:

  • COMM 294 – Vinci: 11am - 12pm
  • MATH 105 – Junghee:12pm - 1:30pm
  • COMM 298 – Akshat: 4pm-5pm

 *All workshops are held in pacific standard time (Vancouver local time) 

How to make the most of PASS

PASS is a compliment to attending lecture, TA review sessions, and office hours. Leaders will review specific topics each week, but a basic understanding is expected from students.


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