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Tutoring Lab

Open FOR THE SUMMER THROUGH AUGUST 16, 2018

What is the Tutoring Lab? The Summer 2018 Tutoring Lab offers free 1-1 and drop-in peer tutoring for many courses in the following academic disciplines:

  • ACCT

  • CHEM & CHEM LAB

  • ECON

  • FIN

Come Fall 2018, the Tutoring Lab will expand to include courses in many more academic disciplines, so check this page and WCOnline for updates. 

Where is the Tutoring Lab? Beginning Summer 2018, the Tutoring Lab is operating in two locations. In-person appointments take place in Bender Library (tutors and students should meet at the Library front desk before proceeding to a location of their choice), and online tutoring takes place via GoBoard.com (no account required).

How do I view schedules for and make appointments in the Tutoring Lab? 

  1. For schedules and appointments, visit WCOnline.

  2. Create an account/log in with your AU student email address.

  3. Check the Tutoring Lab Summer 2018 schedule when looking for tutoring support.

  4. Search future appointments by clicking "NEXT WEEK" or selecting a date from the calendar icon.

For important information about our policies and to learn how to use WCOnline, download our Guidelines and Policies.

 

ADDITIONAL ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Mathematics and Statistics Tutoring All Mathematics and Statistics tutoring is provided by the Math and Stats Lab in the Don Myers Building, Room 103. For more information, contact Professor Jalali (bjalali@american.edu) or the ASAC (202-885-3360).

Writing Support For support in Writing classes or on papers, essays, and compositions for other courses, visit the Writing Center located on the first floor of the Library. For more information, contact Neisha-Anne Green (ngreen@american.edu) or the ASAC (202-885-3360).

Language Coaching For support in language courses, visit CLEAR, located in Asbury Hall, North Wing Basement Level. For more information, email clear@american.edu.

Students can view schedules for and make appointments at both the Math and Stats Lab and the Writing Center on WCOnline. To schedule at CLEAR, visit CLEAR's home page.

 

 

PEER TUTOR REFERRAL LIST

  1. Access the list of available peer tutors. There is a modest fee for this type of tutoring. The pay is set by Peer Tutoring Services at $14 per hour for undergraduate tutors and $15 per hour for graduate tutors and students pay tutors directly.
  2. If you need financial assistance, please use the Peer Tutor Request Form (see below). If you are eligible, the ASAC will cover 2 hours of tutoring per week, on average.

    If no peer tutor is available for the topic(s) you need, you can request a tutor via the Peer Tutor Request form. Peer Tutoring Services will try to find a tutor to fill your request.

PEER TUTORING FOR SPECIFIC PROGRAMS


If you are a student in one of the following programs please be sure to note that on your request form. The fee is typically waived for students in these programs:
 
  • Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars
  • STEP
  • Student Athletes

CHECK WHAT STUDENTS THINK OF THE TUTORING LAB

  • Feeling a lot more confident in the material after my visit!
  • I really appreciated the session.
  • It is great to find tutors that care so much about the students' needs.
  • K. is a magnificent tutor. Her help is invaluable! I will surely come back in the future. Thanks!
  • My appointments were extremely successful. I felt a lot more confident in the material after the session.
  • My session really cleared things up for me. Thank you!!
  • She's great and patient, even with my headaches in ECON
  • The advice given was very helpful and eased my testing anxiety.
  • The Tutor is very knowledgeable and helpful. I am much more confident in the material.
  • When I first walked in, I had no idea what I was doing. Now, I feel like I have a much better understanding of what I have learned thus far.

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If none of the above options work for you, please contact Tutoring Services at tutoring@american.edu