The Center for Academic Success offers individualized tutoring services in a wide variety of subjects to all full-time and part-time students. Peer and professional tutors assist students in many subject areas: including mathematics, writing, accounting, finance, statistics, algebra, biology, sociology, and English. In addition to offering course-specific learning strategies, tutors also assist with organizational skills and study skills.
All services are provided in a welcoming environment in which students are encouraged to ask questions, seek out additional information, and challenge themselves to reach new academic heights. These services are offered at no additional cost to students. Tutors are available at the Center for Academic Success during the normal operating hours. However, to guarantee a subject-specific tutor will be available, students can make an appointment by calling or visiting the CAS, also you can use this online scheduling Tutor Request Form.
Online Tutoring Services
The Center for Academic Success provides online one-on-one tutoring services through TutorMe in most subject areas of mathematics, writing, accounting, economics, finance, science, history, and research projects. These online services are available 24/7. All students receive 12 hours of online tutoring services each term at no charge. TutorMe is accessed via the Student Services tab on Blackboard.
When should I Get Tutoring?
As soon as possible. Don’t wait until the day before your paper is due or you take a test to get the help you need. If you find the content more difficult than you thought during your class, tap the TutorMe link in Blackboard.
Assistance – be it on demand or face-to-face in the Center for Academic Success (CAS) is readily available. Just remember, The CAS does get busy during mid-terms and finals.
What Do I Bring With Me?
If you are coming to the CAS, bring a copy of the assignment or problem(s), your book, any work you have done, and some good questions for the tutor. On TutorMe, you will follow a similar process but you will be chatting online with your professional tutor.
Is There a Fee to Use?
No. Both the CAS and TutorMe are free to all full-time and part-time students.
How do I Meet With a Tutor on Campus?
Tutors are available at the CAS during the center’s normal operating hours. However, if you need a subject-specific tutor, it is best to call 203.596.4686 to schedule your appointment.
How Often Can I Use the CAS?
You may receive help on a drop-in basis at any time during posted hours.