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Student Success Center

Tutoring

The SSC provides FREE tutoring to ֱ̲ students in the following courses:

MATH1001,1009, 1010, 1011, 1012, 1013, 1016, 1031, 1032,

BIOL1001, 1014, 1015, 1020, 2014, 2020, 2026, 2040, 3005, and 3010

CHEM1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1007, 1008, 1009, 2030, 2032, 3050, and 3052

PHYS 2003 and 2004

Call or visit the Clark M. Williams Student Success Center to make an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome but are dependent on our tutors' availability. Subjects other than the ones listed above may be available upon request, or you will be directed to another department for assistance.

Academic departments that provide tutoring are listed below:

• Englishtutoring isavailable in theWrite Placelocated in Walker Hall 3-87. For more information call 318-342-1523.

TheForeign Language Departmentoffers tutoring inSpanish, French and Latin.Foreign Language Tutoring is available in Walker Hall, Rm 3-50. For more information call318-342-3097.

TheMathematics Resource Center (MRC)is located on the 3rd floor of Walker Hall and assists students with Math 1011, 1012, 1013, and 1031. For more information call 318-342-1914 or 318-342-1137.

Contact theCollege of Business and Social Scienceat 318-342-1100 for information about tutoring offered for various business courses.


How to Make the Most Out of Your Tutoring Session

Attend Class - Remember a tutoring session should serve as a supplement to class not as a replacement. Tutors are not there to hold lectures or do your homework.

Think Preventatively - Schedule sessions BEFORE your subject matter becomes a problem. Do not wait until it is too late. Then, nothing can be done. Stop the problem before it starts.

Use Tutoring Regularly - The best thing that you can do is to use tutoring on a continuous basis, which means once or twice per week (every week). Using tutoring only before test time reduces your chances of utilizing tutoring effectively and decreases your chances of making a good grade on the test. This is especially true if math and science are your weak areas.

Arrive on Time -Time is a precious commodity. Every minute that you are late to a tutoring session reduces your tutoring time and your chances of getting meaningful, effective help.

Be prepared - Bring your books, syllabus, notes, and completed assignments. This allows your tutor to know what is required of you. Additionally, completed assignments give your tutor a starting point so that, together, you and your tutor can identify your problem areas and correct them. Always prepare questions for your tutor.

Ask Questions - The hour is yours. Make the most of it. Never leave a tutoring session with unanswered questions. The tutor is there to help you.


Tutoring Job Description and Application

Are you interested in becoming a tutor?

TUTOR JOB DESCRIPTION

Purpose of Job: To provide individual tutoring in math, biology, physics, and/or chemistry for ֱ̲ students in the Student Success Center.

Description/Responsibilities: Tutors serve to assist students in improving academic achievement by meeting with them on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills.

Other assistance may include: reviewing class material, discussing the text, predicting test questions, and/or working on solutions to problems.

Tutoring is a supplement to teaching. Tutors are neither expected to know everything about the subject(s) for which they tutor nor complete students' homework.

Qualifications:

1. Must have earned a "B" grade or better in the course(s) student wish to tutor.
2. Must have attended ֱ̲ full time for at least one semester.
3. Must have taken the coursework student wishes to tutor at a university in the U.S., preferably at ֱ̲.
4. Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours.
5. Must be a mature, responsible individual dedicated to helping others achieve academic success.
6. Must possess strong communication skills.

Download and complete the Tutor Application

If you have any questions, please contact Dava Dudley - dudley@ulm.edu