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 and in collaboration with some of the student engineering societies. No application is needed for any of these tutoring resources and they are FREE.
However, if you require help that is not covered by the resources below [In-House Support or LRC tutoring, ExSEL and SI], 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) coordinates across the departments to offer group study and tutoring for all engineering students held in and around the engineering buildings.
For the fall 2017 semester, the student chapter of the American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AICHE) will be offering tutoring support for the following courses in Goessman 155 (the CRIB):
- ENGIN 110 [GOES 155: Mondays, 6 pm - 9 pm; Wednesdays 6 pm - 7:30 pm; Thursdays 6 pm - 7:30 pm. Also see LRC for SI coverage of this course.]
- CHE 220 [GOES 155: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6 pm - 9 pm. Also see LRC for ExSEL coverage for this course.]
- Junior level CHE courses [GOES 155: Mondays 6 pm - 9 pm, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9 pm.]
These are the only courses currently covered in-house. We will work with faculty to cover additional courses as requests are received from students, submitted either through faculty or the on-line forms above. We are still looking for students to support CEE 320. Students taking the course are eligible to run study jams. Please contact Dr. Rees (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please ask your instructor or see the bulletin board outside of Marston 128 or the hall monitor for further details.
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
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 (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 2017 are:
- ENGIN 110
- ECE 313
- MIE 210
- MIE 230
SI is also available for the following courses typically taken by engineering students: Chem 111, Chem 112, Chem 261, Chem 262, CS 121, CS 250, Physics 151, Physics 152.
Please check the LRC web for days, times and locations of SI sessions.
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:
- CEE 244
- CHE 220
ExSEL coverage is also available for the following courses typically taken by engineering students: Chem 111, Chem 112, Chem 261, Chem 262, CS 121, CS 187, Physics 151, Physics 152, Stats 240.
Please go to the LRC web to see the schedule of ExSEL sessions. Students may drop-in OR reserve a spot (limited number per session).
There are other resources on campus that also offer tutoring or provide good places for individual or group study. These include:
- Lower Level, W.E.B. Du Bois Library
- Computer Stations
- Breakout / Group Study Rooms
Calculus Tutoring Center
- 110 LGRT (Lederle Tower)
- Tutoring Math 131 / 132 / 233
Science and Engineering Library
- Lederle Graduate Research Center, Lowrise A273
- Computers and group study rooms