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    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

    Peer Tutoring

    Peer Tutoring is available to all students in numerous first, second, and third year courses at the university. One to three students participate in face-to-face sixty minute sessions conducted by professionally trained Peer Tutors who have successfully completed the course. Current students may schedule a subject tutoring appointment online. For scheduling instructions, service policies, and Peer Tutor applications please visit the Tutoring Center’s Blackboard Portal page.

    Academic Coaching

    Students meet with the Assistant Director to discuss an array of academic and professional topics. These meetings provide an opportunity for students to learn about success strategies most relevant to their own learning and working style. Current students may request a meeting online.

    Student Success Sessions

    These forty minute seminars cover topics that will enhance your academic abilities; such as note taking, test taking, goal development, time management, and more. The full schedule for current students can be found on the Tutoring Center's Blackboard Portal page.

    In-Class Success Sessions

    INCS are academic seminars requested by faculty and staff to be conducted inside the classroom.They provide an overview of numerous academic, professional, and personal strategies to enhance a students ability to succeed at USciences and beyond. Interested faculty and staff may submit an INCS request online.

    In-House Resources

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

    Study Space

    The Tutoring Center is open to all students to utilize for studying independently or with small groups. The space is also available for student organizations, presentation practice, and private study sessions. Be sure to contact the Assistant Director for more details. For weekly office hours, visit the Tutoring Center’s Blackboard Portal page.

    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).

    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.

    Seeking assistance with a writing assignment or project—from brainstorming ideas to polishing syntax and style. They can assist with any of your writing needs for all courses and disciplines. Visit the Writing Center website to schedule an appointment and review additional information.

    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