Office Hours Resources
Student-centered office hours are an important step to fostering a strong sense of belonging. Many students do not fully appreciate the benefits of attending office hours. The utility of office hours may be particularly unclear for first-generation students and students of marginalized identities. At the same time, research shows that students who build personal connections with their instructors are more likely to be successful in college. The following resources are designed to provide you with concrete strategies for holding office hours that support a strong sense of belonging.