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Office Hours?

Don’t be intimidated by the idea of meeting your professor

What are Office Hours for anyways?

When you get your first college syllabus, you may be confused or frightened by the idea of office hours. However, from experience, I know you shouldn’t feel apprehensive about meeting with your professor, nor should you think the benefits of office hours begin and end with grades.

These hours offer you the chance to build a relationship, make the course more enjoyable and simply have fun meeting your instructors.

Office hours are normally a specific weekly time and place that professors and teaching assistants make themselves available to meet with students. Many people will visit office hours to have grades explained or to get help with specific problems, but simply getting to know your professor can make the class more enjoyable as well. Continue reading Office Hours?