Northwestern is dedicated to student success and offers a number of tutoring and academic support programs for students. These programs can provide students with the opportunity to ask questions, have concepts explained to them in a different way, and form study groups.
Many academic departments and programs provide tutoring and other academic support services, as well as opportunities for private tutoring in a variety of subjects.
A complete list of tutoring and academic support resources is available through the Searle Center for Advancing Learning & Teaching.
Some helpful Northwestern tutoring resources include:
- Calculus, Chemistry, and Physics Resource Room
- Undergraduate Chemistry Council (UCC) Tutoring
- Pooled Calculus Office Hours
- Gateway Science Workshop (GSW)
- Academic Mentoring Program (AMP)
Tech Tutoring Program
The Tech Tutoring Program is a free tutoring service that operates during the fall, winter, and spring quarters.
Tutoring generally begins the second week of the quarter and extends through the last week of classes. No appointment is needed.
Hours of Operation
SPRING 2017 (All sessions take place in Tech MG28):
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Mondays and Wednesdays: 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Mondays to Thursdays 7:00pm to 10:00pm
The tutoring service aims primarily to assist first- and second-year engineering students. Tutoring is available on the following subjects:
- All levels of calculus, general chemistry and physics
- Engineering courses such as engineering analysis, thermodynamics and mechanics
The tutoring staff consists of graduate students and upperclass engineering students who can help you work through problems and concepts.