GENERAL INFORMATION

How does a tutoring session work?

Depending on the subject, tutoring sessions may vary.

Tutoring for math and physical sciences is available by drop-in. The drop-in schedule is listed above. 

Multiple subjects* (MSUB) Tutoring is available by drop-in, scheduled appointments and E-tutoring (Cisco Spark). Drop-in sessions are available according to the posted schedule and is subject to change.  Scheduled appointments need to be made 48 hours (2 days) in advance. Group tutoring offered for any course content related inquiries as well as test preparation.  The maximum number allowed for group tutoring for MSUB will be 5 students.  No group tutoring allowed for papers, essays or research this type of tutoring is conducted on a one-on-one basis.

*Note: Multiple subjects tutoring includes courses such as, Accounting, Computer and Cyber sciences, Economics, English, Humanities, Psychology, and Social Sciences.

How should I use tutoring?

Free tutoring is offered in a variety of subjects. Peer-tutoring gives students the opportunity to develop study skills and strategies needed to excel in a course. Experiencing a challenging course? Want to boost your GPA from a B to an A?The ASC provides tutoring support for groups or individuals. Tutoring is an aid to help you understand the content learned more thoroughly, not an opportunity to replace class participation and attendance. Your professor’s office hours are an exceptional tool to use. You can find your professor’s office hours within your course syllabus.

The purpose of the tutoring session is to provide a space to discuss challenging concepts, ask questions, and work through practice problems with a professional, trained peer tutor.

What should I bring to tutoring?

Tutoring is a team effort between the tutor and you. The best way to make use of math and physical science tutoring is to come with questions prepared. Our tutors are knowledgeable in their subject, but they won’t know what parts are important to you without your assistance. Bring your book, syllabus and assignments.

Tutors are not allowed to help with graded assignments, so expect them to help by explaining concepts and working through similar problems. 

The Peer-Tutor Consultants are not professors. They are your peers that have taken the courses and received a 3.0 or higher.  Students seeking tutoring should be prepared with questions, their class assignment/rubric or syllabus, textbook (if applicable) and a general idea of what they need help with.  There is no time limit on drop in tutoring.  Peer- tutors are here to assist students in writing assignments, test preparation, study skills, note-taking, and time management.  Allow us to help you by being prepared for your tutoring session, come on time and ready to work. 

When should I use tutoring?

Come in as early in the semester as possible to get the best out of the tutoring services we offer. Although we offer test reviews, coming to the ASC the day before a test may not provide the best results.

Where is tutoring offered?

Tutoring is offered in the Academic Success Center (ASC), University Hall, 1st floor, 156.

View the section below, to view a complete list of the tutoring schedule and courses offered.

Does the ASC offer one-on-one tutoring?

Yes, schedule an appointment using SSC campus.

What if tutoring is not offered for my course?

You can submit the tutoring appointment request form in-person to the ASC and list the subject you would like offered.

Who are the tutors?

Our tutors are trained and certified by the College Reading & Learning Association’s (CRLA) International Tutor Training Program Certification. Tutors must excel academically in the course and complete the necessary CRLA training in order to become a tutor.

If you are interested in joining the ASC team, check out the Become a Tutor webpage for more information.

General Information adapted from the Class of 1956 Academic Success Center


Tutoring courses

Our tutoring options enables students to grow academically in a variety of courses available every week:

MATH AND SCIENCES  

  • Mathematics (1001, 1111, 1113)
  • Biology (1101, 1107, 1108)
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology (2111, 2112)
  • Chemistry (1151, 1152, 1211, 1212, 3411, 3412)
  • Physics (1111, 1112)

ACCT, COMP SCI, ECON, ENGL, HIST, HUMN, COMM, PSYC, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 
All 1000 - 2000 level courses 

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Computer and Cyber Sciences
  • Economics 
  • English
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science 
  • Psychology 
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

 

 

 


ADDITIONAL CAMPUS TUTORING RESOURCES

Chemistry & Physics

Foreign Language

Math Assistance Center

Writing Center