Tutoring Center

USciences offers a wide range of services to help you improve your skills as a student and become a successful, independent learner. We work with faculty and other student support staff to ensure that you receive the best help we can offer. All of our academic support services are free for matriculating undergraduate students.

Services Offered

Student Success Session (Academic Success Strategies)

One hour seminars that cover topics that will enhance your academic achievement; such as note taking, test taking, goal development, time management and more.   The full schedule is available to current students on the Tutoring Center's Blackboard Portal page.

Group Tutoring

Group Tutoring is available for all students. Tutoring sessions are available for many courses offered at the university. You may request a Peer Tutor online. You may also request one in person at The Tutoring Center. Contact the Center at 215-596-8538 for more information. Students interested in becoming a Peer Tutor can apply online. Paper applications are also available outside of Griffth 344.

In-House Resources

We have several resources available to students at our offices throughout the year. All are free unless otherwise noted.

Textbooks

We have an extensive list of textbooks that you may use for reference during office hours. These may not be removed from the Tutoring Center (344 Griffith Hall).

Unique Academic Program Opportunities

Preparation, Retention, and Enrichment Program (PREP)

A small, diverse learning community that focuses on students who desire an  individualized focus on their development, and would benefit from additional financial assistance. More Info

Summer Bridge

A program for first-year students in the summer before their first fall semester.  It serves  as a means of bridging the gap between the high school and the college experience. More Info

Additional USciences Resources

Feeling overwhelmed? Stressed? Anxious? Is something getting in the way of your concentration and motivation? Contact Student Health and Counseling.

Need help understanding the requirements for your major? What happens if you really don’t like anatomy? What are your options? Find out from your academic advisor and the Advising Center.

Wondering what you can do with your degree? Looking for a part-time or summer job? Need to fix up your resume – or write your first one? Visit the Career Services website for all this information and more.

JW England Library – now with EZ-Borrow, you can borrow books from a network of universities and colleges for free. Search the University's catalog, local catalogs, and more!

 

Location and Hours

The Tutoring Center is located in 344 Griffith Hall.
Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday

Contact:

Angelo Boniello, Assistant Director of Tutorial Services

Tutoring Center Location

Griffith Hall 344

Assistant Director's Office

Whitecar Hall 1117

Phone:

215-596-8538

Email:

tutoringcenter@usciences.edu