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Tutoring

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

If you require help that is not covered by the resources below, please fill out an ACADEMIC SUPPORT REQUEST FORM. We'll do our best to support your needs.

If you are interested in serving as a peer academic support leader, please let us know via this link.

The College of Engineering In-House Support

The Diversity Programs Office (DPO) offers group study and tutoring for all engineering students held in and around the engineering buildings.

For the spring 2017 semester, study jams are offered for:

  • CEE 270
  • MIE 210/CEE 240
  • ECE 314

Please ask your instructor or see the bulletin board outside of Marston 128 or the hall monitor for the schedule.

Learning Resource Center

The Learning Resource Center (LRC) provides peer tutoring, Excellence through Student Enhance Learning (ExSEL) course support, and supplemental instruction (SI). 

10th Floor, W.E.B. DuBois Library

Tutoring

Sunday – Thursday
1:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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.  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 Spring 2017 are:

  • ​CEE 241
  • CEE 250
  • MIE 124
  • MIE 211
  • MIE 354
  • ECE 232

Please check the LRC web for days, times and locations of SI sessions.

Excellence through Student Enhanced Learning

Excellence through Student Enhance Learning (ExSEL) is the LRC's newest program. Students participate in a weekly 75 minute small group workshop facilitated by a highly trained and dynamic peer leader. Courses in Engineering with ExSEL for Spring 2017 are:

  • ​ECE 122
  • MIE 273/CEE 260

Please check the LRC web for days, times and locations of ExSEL sessions

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