AATC Physics

AATC classes, workshops, and specialist appointments begin January 8. All other tutoring begins January 16, 2024.

Physics 7 and 9

AATC Tutors and Specialists provide support for students enrolled in both the PHY7 and PHY9 series during fall, winter, spring, and summer sessions. 

You have options.

Individual appointments are scheduled on OASIS Scheduler and meet on Zoom.
Drop-in tutoring is held in-person and no appointment is necessary. You will be seated at tables with other students in your class with tutors rotating around the space to answer questions. Drop-in tutoring takes place in the lower level of Shields Library beginning January 16 for winter 2024.
Workshops, Classes and Content Reviews meet weekly to go over the content from lecture and give an opportunity to practice and ask questions. Content Reviews are led by experienced undergraduate students and workshops and classes are led by professional staff Specialists.

Book an Individual Appointment (OASIS)

UC Davis undergraduate students can book individual appointments with a Peer Tutor or Writing Specialist using the OASIS appointment system

How does it work?

Winter 2024 Drop-in Schedule

Course Mon. - Thurs.
PHY 7 12 - 5 PM
PHY 9 12 - 5 PM

There is also an undergraduate Physics Club on campus; some quarters they offer free tutoring. For more information, you can check out the Department of Physics.

The Student Services Librarians have assembled course guides for many undergraduate courses at UC Davis which include supplemental resources for students.

Spring 2024 | PHY Pre and Co Classes and Workshops (click to expand)

Students can register for co-classes using Schedule Builder by searching for the CRN listed or complete the registration form to be added to Canvas without enrolling.

Support For Registration Information Days/Times Location Led By
PHY7A Co-class/Workshop, no need to register TR 11 - 11:50 AM Dutton 3218 Casey
PHY7B Co-class/Workshop, no need to register MF 2:10 - 3 PM Dutton 3218 Casey
PHY7C Co-class/Workshop, no need to register MF 3:10 - 4 PM Dutton 3218 Casey
Preparing for Physics 9 Register for Pre9A (Pre-Physics) on Schedule Builder CRN: 56604
(3 workload units, graded P/NP)
TR 12:10 - 2 PM Olson 144 Duff
Co-class for PHY9A
(WLD941)
Register on Schedule Builder with CRN: 56605 or complete the registration form available March 18 to be added to Canvas without enrolling.
(1 workload unit, graded P/NP)
MWF 9 - 9:50 AM Hart Hall 1120 Duff
Co-class for PHY9B
(WLD942)
Register on Schedule Builder with CRN: 56607 or complete the registration form available March 18 to be added to Canvas without enrolling.
(1 workload unit, graded P/NP)
MWF 1:10 - 2 PM Dutton 3218 Duff
Computational Techniques for Engineers
WLD943)
Intended for students who have completed PHY 9A.
Register on Schedule Builder with CRN: 56608 or complete the registration form available March 18 to be added to Canvas without enrolling.
(1 workload unit, graded P/NP)
MWF 11 - 11:50 AM Olson 109 Duff

Winter 2024 | Physics Co-classes and Workshops

Pre Physics

WLD940, Pre-Physics 9A, is intended for students who did not take a rigorous physics course in high school. This course carries 3 workload units and is offered in both winter and spring to help students prepare for both the content and workload expectations in PHY9A.

CRN Course Title and Enrollment Information Days/Times Location Specialist
44186 WLD940 Physics Pre-9A TR 12:10 - 2 PM Physics 140 Duff

Students do not need to attend the entire session in order to participate and are encouraged to join at any time during the session or during the quarter.

Support For Title and Information Led By Days/Times Location
PHY 7A CO-Class / Workshop, No need to enroll Casey TR 11 - 11:50 AM Dutton 3218
PHY 7B CO-Class / Workshop, No need to enroll Casey MF 2:10 - 3 PM Dutton 3218
PHY 7C CO-Class / Workshop, No need to enroll Casey MF 3:10 - 4 PM Dutton 3218
PHY 9A
(WLD 941)
Enroll on Schedule Builder using CRN: 44189 or complete the registration form to be added to Canvas without enrolling. Duff MWF 9 - 9:50 AM Bainer 1134
PHY 9B
(WLD 942)
Enroll on Schedule Builder using CRN: 44190 or complete the registration form to be added to Canvas without enrolling. Duff MWF 10 - 10:50 Bainer 1134
Computational Techniques for Engineers
(WLD 943)
Enroll on Schedule Builder using CRN: 44191 or complete the registration form to be added to Canvas without enrolling. Duff TR 9 - 10:20 AM Olson 151

Winter 2024 | Physics Specialist Office Hours

All undergraduate students are welcome in office hours.

Specialist Days and Times (Location)
Casey
PHY 7, PHY9, MAT22
Wednesdays beginning January 17 from 11AM - 1 PM and from 3 - 5 PM
(CADSS in the South Silo above the Market)
Duff
PHY9, Circuits, Engineering
Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:10 - 2 PM
(CCLASS/El Centro on the 2nd floor of the Memorial Union)

 

Academic Department Listings of Tutors for Hire

Some Academic Departments on campus maintain lists of tutors that students can hire. AATC has no affiliation with these listings and does not endorse or vet these tutors. Please carefully consider the following before contacting a private tutor

  • Read any disclaimers on the department listing
  • Agree on a price in writing
  • Talk about what success will look like for you
  • Ask how the tutor is qualified
  • For safety, meet the tutor in a public place

Ready to look for a private tutor to hire? Listings for the Department of: ChemistryMathematicsPhysicsStatistics

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Other Campus Resources for Students

Not sure where on campus to go for something?
Student Affairs has a great Where to Get Help guide.

Looking for help overall with your classes not just a specific subject?
The Office of Educational Opportunity and Enrichment Services (OEOES) offers Success Coaching and Learning Strategies support services.