Tutoring

Course-based tutoring is not available for Summer 2021

Please schedule with a Learning Specialist


Tutoring Overview

The Learning Center offers course-based tutoring for most general education courses, as well as many upper-level courses. All of the Learning Center’s student tutors are trained and dedicated to helping students achieve their learning goals. In a course-based tutoring session you can expect to:

  • Review and share information collaboratively in an open environment
  • Learn new study methods and strategies
  • Improve your understanding by listening to different perspectives

Who Are Our Tutors?

Tutors at the Learning Center include both undergraduate and graduate students who maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Our tutors are highly trained and capable of helping students achieve their learning goals.

What Do I Need to Bring?

Bring any materials that will make the session productive. Materials might include​

Your textbook(s) Class syllabus
Past and current assignments Essay prompts
Class notes Highlighters, pens, pencils

Be Prepared For Your Tutoring Session

  • Identify specific learning goals for your session before the appointment
  • Attempt to complete homework before meeting with a tutor
  • Attend class regularly
  • Complete all assigned course readings
  • Arrive on time for your appointment

Please keep in mind that:

  • Students are limited to 2 tutor sessions per subject, per week
  • Students cannot schedule back-to-back appointments for the same subject
  • Students should be an active participant in the tutoring session

Attending an Appointment

You will use Zoom Video Conferencing to attend your tutoring appointments for Fall 2020. To use Zoom, you will need internet access and a computer equipped with a camera and microphone.

Please email or message zgrabo@ship.edu right away if you have concerns about attending a tutoring appointment through Zoom.