Tutoring and Centers

Need a tutor in language and culture, chemistry, math or physics? Or would you like to help others and earn school credit by becoming a tutor? Here are a few opportunities to explore.

Courses Tutored: Biology 190, 221/221L 225/225L, 300, and 305.
Hours: Monday - Wednesday, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Location: Shiley Science & Technology, Room 225.
Spring 2017 Tutors Monday: Lily Foley, Tuesday: Taylor Thomas, Wednesday: Meghan McKenna

Private tutoring is also available. If interested, please contact Larisa Patrick, Biology Executive Assistant, at (619) 260-4729, SCST 372, or lpatrick-11@sandiego.edu

Tutoring for students enrolled in chemistry courses is available each semester. Tutors and schedules may change from semester to semester.

Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Shiley Center for Science and Technology, 4th Floor
Contact: chemistry@sandiego.edu

The Writing Center tutoring services are free and by appointment, with drop-ins accommodated if appointment slots are open. Tutoring sessions usually last 45 minutes to one hour. At this time we are unable to provide tutoring to online students. Note: The Writing Center is not open during finals, Intersession or Summer Session.

Location: Founders Hall, Room 190B
Hours: Mon-Wed: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Thu: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Fri: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Contact: Schedule an appointment online. You can also call our direct line at (619) 260-4581, or stop by to speak to a staff member in person.

The Logic Center is an informal, drop-in center for students who need extra help in completing their assignments or preparing for their exams. Please bring your book with you.

Courses Tutored: Chapters 1-7 of the Hurley Book (A Concise Introduction to Logic)
Location: Founders Hall, Room 164
Contact: Leeanna Cummings or call 619-260-4705

Tutoring is available each semester to USD students enrolled in lower-division language classes as well as upper-division conversation or composition courses.

Courses Tutored: Languages 101, 102 and 201. (Tutoring may be available for 202 and upper-division writing and conversation courses.)
Location: Rigsby Language and Culture Commons, Founders 123
Contact: languages@sandiego.edu

The Mathematics Learning Center is open and free to USD students on a walk-in basis. The goal of the Mathematics Center is to provide peer tutoring that short-term assistance to encourage students to become independent learners. Tutoring focuses on lower division classes, but tutoring for advanced classes may be available.

Hours: Dowload the Spring 2017 MLC Schedule or add it to your Google calendar (below).

Location: Serra Hall, Room 310
Contact: Amanda Ruiz, PhD - alruiz@sandiego.edu

Tutoring for students enrolled physics courses is available each semester. Tutors and schedules may change from semester to semester.

Tutoring Hours
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
4 - 6 4 - 7 12:30 - 2:30

 Location: Shiley Science & Technology, Room 252A (h-Bar) 

Contact: physics@sandiego.edu