Tutoring Services

Check the subject calendars below for availability.

In-person tutoring sessions are 20 minutes for an individual and 40 minutes for groups.

You are able to add a tutor's time to your own Google calendar by clicking on a tutor and selecting the "copy to my calendar" link.

For assistance with in-person world language tutoring services and the schedule, see the World Languages Tutoring Page.

For the online tutoring schedule, see the Online Tutoring Page.


What we expect from you, the student:

Tutors expect that you will...

  • Attend each class/lab and arrive with a desire to learn!
  • Review course content and bring class materials (textbooks, class notes, calculator, etc.) with you.
  • Prepare specific questions, problems or concepts to work on ahead of time; be ready to go with computer logged in.
  • Attempt homework on your own before bringing it to a tutor for help; we cannot do homework for you.
  • Be respectful of the diverse students that study here.
  • Be aware of our positive learning environment and minimize noise, interruptions, food, cell phones, etc.
  • Appreciate that tutors are students too.

What you can expect from us, the tutors:

Students can expect that we will...

  • Actively listen and ask clarifying questions.
  • Answer your questions to the best of our ability.
  • Be knowledgeable of other available resources to assist in your success.
  • Set clear expectations about the session and encourage you to be an independent learner.
  • Offer a positive attitude and be respectful of your diverse perspective and learning style.
  • Be present during our scheduled hours.

By attending a one-time tutoring session at the LC, students will:

  • Report an improved understanding of the course material
  • Use at least one learning strategy in their own studying, such as:
    • Note cards
    • Diagrams, charts or other visual representations
    • Mnemonic devices
    • Visiting office hours
    • Forming study groups with classmates
    • Using textbook and/or lecture notes effectively
    • Teach-backs (explaining a concept to the tutor in their own words)
    • Predicting how the information might appear on an exam

By attending regular tutoring sessions at the LC, students will:

  • Report an improved understanding of the course material
  • Use at least one learning strategy in their own studying, such as:
    • Note cards
    • Diagrams, charts or other visual representations
    • Mnemonic devices
    • Visiting office hours
    • Forming study groups with classmates
    • Using textbook and/or lecture notes effectively
    • Teach-backs (explaining a concept to the tutor in their own words)
    • Predicting how the information might appear on an exam
  • Increase their confidence in the subject they are studying
  • Become more comfortable using the language of the discipline
  • Reflect on their improved ability to learn independently.