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ASTC INCLEMENT WEATHER ATTENDANCE POLICY:
Please Note: This is different from when our services were completely in-person!!

Considering our services are fully remote this semester, tutoring appointments will be held even if classes are cancelled.

We understand that, as a result of the inclement weather, some students might have extenuating circumstances limiting their ability to meet. (Example: power/internet outages, work schedule adjustments, etc.)

If you are unable to meet, please cancel the appointment on Navigate. As usual, we will not reschedule an appointment that is cancelled by the tutee. However, in this instance, if it is within 5 hours of the start of the appointment we will NOT count it as a late cancellation.

Please be considerate and cancel your appointment on Navigate as soon as you realize you will not be able to attend.

Stay well and stay warm!

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Have questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page linked below.

FAQ for Fall 2020

Mission

The Academic Success and Tutoring Center (ASTC) supports Stony Brook University’s mission of ensuring a comprehensive, high quality undergraduate education by providing services that complement classroom instruction and encourage student success. Through collaborative efforts with academic departments and student services, the ASTC enhances, promotes, and develops tutorial and academic success programs, and is committed to creating an inclusive, supportive, student-centered learning environment, which stimulates critical thinking and productive learning.

Announcements

 

ASTC Tutoring Appointment Information

  • Students are now able to see the entire semester of availability on Navigate and can book one-time appointments. Students are limited to 1 skill-based appointment and 3 course-based appointments per week.  

Drop-In Tutoring Information

 

 

ASTC Core Services

Course-Based Tutoring

The ASTC offers undergraduate students FREE one-on-one and small group tutoring appointments for various courses. Learn More (Course-Based Tutoring)

Skill-Based Tutoring

This service gives students the opportunity to work one-on-one with a tutor to develop and enhance their academic success strategies in areas such as time management, studying, goal setting, and using campus resources. Learn More (Skill-Based Tutoring)

Peer Assisted Learning

During Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) sessions, students work together to gain a deeper understanding of the course content. The PAL leaders create an informal, relaxed environment where students are challenged to work through course related problems together and share study strategies. Currently, the ASTC offers PAL for MAT 123, MAT 125, & MAT 126. Learn More (Peer Assisted Learning)

ASC 101

ASC 101: Practicing Engaging Presentations (P.E.P.) is a six-week, zero credit seminar that allows students to learn and practice effective public speaking and presentation techniques. The course fulfills the SPK requirement of the Stony Brook Curriculum. Learn More (ASC 101)