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There are many tutoring services that are available for all engineering students. Resources include Help Centers in some departments, Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction offered by the Learning Resource Center and group study and tutoring offered by the Diversity Programs Office.  No application is needed for any of these tutoring resources and they are free.

Learning Resource Center
10th Floor,
W.E.B. DuBois Library

Sunday – Thursday
1:00 PM to 10:00 PM

The Learning Resource Center (LRC) provides peer tutoring and supplemental instruction (SI). Peer tutors have gone through training to help assist you with homework, assignments, and example problems from class. Peer tutoring at the LRC is done on a drop-in basis, is one-on-one, and is free. All LRC tutoring is located on the 10th floor of the Library.  For the spring 2015 semester, tutoring is available for most Chemistry, Physics, and Math courses and for many Engineering, Biology and Computer Science courses.

Check the LRC tutoring schedule for days, times and courses that are tutored.

Supplemental Instruction

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is informal, peer facilitated review sessions for a particular course.  During SI sessions, students compare notes, discuss readings, develop organizational tools and predict test items. The SI leader is a student who has successfully completed the course. The student SI leader also sits in on course lectures for the current semester.  Courses in Engineering with Supplemental Instruction for Fall 2016 are:

ENGIN 110, Sunday 5:30 - 6:45 pm and Tuesday 7:00 - 8:15 pm, both in Elab 306

ENGIN 112, Tuesday 7:00 - 8:15 pm and Thursday 8:30 - 9:45 pm, both in Elab 304

MIE 210, Sunday 7:00 - 8:15 pm and Tuesday 8:30 - 9:45 pm, both in Elab 304

ECE 221, Sunday 7:00 - 8:15 pm Elab 306 and Wednesday 7:00 - 8:15 pm Elab 304 

ECE 313, Monday 7:00 - 8:15 pm and Wednesday 5:30 - 6:45 pm, both in Elab 306 

In addition, ENGIN 113 will be supported by two Academic Coaches [Sunday 8:30 - 9:45 pm, ILC S211, another session TBD] who will provide team based learning support, including peer facilitation for improved team dynamics and productivity. 

The College of Engineering's Diversity Programs Office

The Diversity Programs Office (DPO) offers group study and tutoring for all engineering students.  Check with the office in Marston Hall, Room 128. Most study jams will be held in and around the engineering buildings.

For the fall 2016 semester, study jams are offered for:

CEE 241/MIE 211, Wednesdays 1:30 - 4:30 pm and Thursdays 2:00 - 5:00 pm, Marston 128

CEE 331, Monday and Wednesday 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Elab 304

ECE 344, Monday 1:30 - 4:30 pm and Wednesday 5:30 - 8:30 pm, Marston 128

ECE 563 and broader ECE tutoring, Monday 4:30 - 6:30 pm, Tuesdays 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, and Fridays 10:00 am - noon, Marston 128

Please also see the bulletin board outside of Marston 128 or the hall monitor for the schedule.

Chemical Engineering

Members of the AiChe student chapter host tutoring for all chemical engineering classes for freshmen, sophomores and juniors on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 6:00PM - 9:00PM in the C.R.I.B. (located in Room 155, Goessmann Lab).

Other Resources

There are other resources on campus that also offer tutoring or provide good places for individual or group study. These include:

Learning Commons

Calculus Tutoring Center

Science and Engineering Library

Writing Center