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Peer-Assisted Student Support

The Peer-Assisted Student Support (PASS) Program provides FREE, one-on-one, individualized tutoring to all enrolled undergraduate and graduate students at American University. Tutors will help students learn course concepts and methods of analysis by providing opportunities for hands-on practice. 

Tutoring in Spring 2024 will take place in person in Butler Pavilion, Suite 300, which is located above The Bridge Cafe, and online sessions occur on Zoom, which will be indicated on the PASS Program schedule. The schedule for tutoring can be found on WCOnline. Tutoring will begin Monday, January 22, 2024, at 12:00pm EST and will end on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 8:00pm EST.

As of January 22, 2024, the PASS Program provides tutoring in the following courses:

  • ACCT-240, ACCT-241, ACCT-245, & ACCT-340
  • BIO-110, BIO-210, & BIO-356
  • CHEM-110, CHEM-210, CHEM-310, & CHEM-320
  • COMM-200, COMM-305, COMM-320, COMM-401, & COMM-409
  • CSC-148 & CSC-208
  • ECON-100, ECON-150, ECON-200, & ECON-603
  • FIN-365
  • GOVT-110, GOVT-130, & GOVT-310
  • JLC-103 & JLC-104
  • MKTG-250
  • PHYS-110 & PHYS-210
  • PSYC-100, PSYC-115, PSYC-200, PSYC-205, PSYC-215, & PSYC-240
  • SIS-652
  • SISU-206 & SISU-300
If you are an undergraduate or graduate student who would like tutoring, please submit your request using the Tutor Request Form.

 

NOTE: The Tutor Request Form for Spring 2024 will close on March 8, 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

In-Person Tutoring

Tutoring taking place in person will denote "In-Person" next to the Tutor's name on the schedule on WCOnline. In-person tutoring will take place in Butler Pavilion, Room 310.

Online Tutoring

Tutoring that takes place will denote "Online" next to the Tutor's name of the schedule on WCOnline. On your existing the appointment form, review the Tutor’s information and please find “LOCATION” under their email address for the Zoom information for your appointment. Select the Zoom link and wait to be admitted by your Tutor.

  1. Create an account or log into WCOnline with your AU email address.
  2. Below the log-in box, select the appropriate tutor schedule and click, Log In.
  3. On the top of the page, click the drop-down menu titled “Search your class” and select your course.
  4. All available tutors will appear along with their schedules.
  5. Select a white box to schedule your appointment and complete the accompanying appointment form.
  1. Log into WCOnline at least 3 hours before the appointment's time.
  2. Click on your appointment.
  3. Select "cancel this appointment" at the bottom of the form.

If your course is not offered in the current listing of courses, please submit a tutoring request, here.

Spring 2024

Tutoring Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 12:00-8:00pm EST
  • Sunday: 3:00-8:00pm EST

For additional information about the PASS Program and our services, please contact tutoring@american.edu.

Important Policies

Quick Links

 

WCOnline Tutorial

WCOnline tutorial for students.