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Peer Tutoring

Peer tutoring is a program designed to assist students with their coursework and it is available in two formats:

Walk-in Tutoring and Weekly Tutoring Appointments

The Walk-in schedule is not an exhaustive list of courses we support. If Walk-in Tutoring or SI are not offered for the course you are seeking help in, you may be able to request a Weekly Tutoring Appointment by visiting by our office and completing a tutoring request form. We'll do our best to find you a tutor.

Walk-in Tutoring

Walk-in tutoring is offered during the fall and spring semesters. Students can drop in between 8:30pm and 11:00pm Sundays through Thursdays at select residence halls and other campus locations. No appointment is necessary, just walk-in!

Afternoon Walk-in (Cyert B6-A)


Mon 2:00-4:00pm
Wed 3:00-5:00pm

Concepts of Math

Mon 4:30-6:30pm
Wed 4:30-6:30pm

Faculty Walk-in (Cyert B6-B)

06-100 Intro to Chem E

Dr. Dahl

Thu 10:30am-12:30pm

Spring 2018 Evening Walk-in Schedule

The Walk-in schedule is not an exhaustive list of courses we support. If your course is not listed here, come to the Academic Development office and fill out a tutoring request form. We'll do our best to find you a tutor.

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IDeATe Studio B
Writing UTR UTR
Calculus MTW MTW MW
Chemistry MTW MTW
Physics 33121/122 UMWR UMWR
Physics 33141/142 UMWR UMWR
Economics 73102/103 U
Biochemistry U
Organic Chemistry U
Multivariate Analysis T MT
Calculus in 3D TW MW
Concepts of Math MW MW W MW
Intro to ECE
CS 15110 U UMW
CS 15112 U UMW
CS 15122 UMW
CS 15150 UMW
CS 15213 / ECE 18213 MW
Fluid Mech 06261 R
Math Methods 06262 M
Fluid Mech 24231 R
Stress Analysis 24262 UM
MSE 27202/216/217 W
KEY: SUnday; Monday; Tuesday; Wednesday; ThuRsday

Weekly Tutoring Appointments

Weekly Tutoring Appointments are intended for students who utilize Walk-in and/or SI but feel they need additional support, or for students who need assistance with a course that is not supported by either of these services. Weekly appointments give students the opportunity to interact regularly with the same tutor to facilitate deeper understanding of concepts. EXCEL Groups are offered as an alternative to Weekly Tutoring Appointments in select courses. You can view the list of courses and register for an EXCEL Group here.

If you can not make the committment of meeting regularly with a tutor, then a weekly tutoring appointment is not for you. Read our Attendance Policy to find out how weekly appointments work. Then come in to the Academic Development office in Cyert Hall, Suite B5 to fill out a Tutoring Request Form. We'll do our best to find you a tutor as quickly as possible.

Please note that weekly tutoring appointments may involve small group tutoring — individual tutoring appointments are not guaranteed.