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COURSE-BASED TUTORING SERVICES

  • APPOINTMENTS (ASTC)

    One-on-one & Small Group Tutoring
    with the Academic Success & Tutoring Center

    A List of Courses that WILL BE supported by ASTC tutoring during FALL 2022 WILL BE POSTED HERE AT THE START OF THE SEMESTER.  

    Overview: The ASTC provides undergraduate students with FREE one-on-one and small group tutoring appointments for various courses during the fall and spring semesters.

    What:  Peer tutoring appointments for a variety of undergraduate courses 

    When: Various times throughout the week. Please see the scheduling system, Navigate, for more information. 

    Opening Date: The schedule opens on Monday, August 29th at 9:30am. The first day of tutoring by appointment will be Tuesday, September 6th. 

    Where: In-person and online (subject to change)

    Who: Stony Brook University students enrolled in the specific undergraduate course for which they are requesting tutoring

    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:  For the first week the schedule it open, students will only be able to see the first week of tutoring availability. During this time, students will be restricted to 1 appointment per course with a limit of 3 hours of course-based tutoring and 1 hour of skill-based tutoring per week.

    We highly encourage you to meet with your tutor on a weekly basis. Here's how: In the appointment confirmation email, students will receive a link to a Google Form that needs to be completed to request that the one-time appointment be changed to a weekly appointment.

    After the first week that the schedule is open, students will only be able to see up to 14 days in the future to look for open appointments. 

    Before using our tutoring services, please read our Student Agreement Form.

    * If you are seeking help with general academic success skills (time management, study skills, test taking strategies, etc.), please visit our skill-based tutoring page. 

    * If you are seeking help in writing, schedule an appointment with a tutor at the  Writing Center

  • IN-PERSON, DROP-IN (ASTC & RTC)

    Drop-In Tutoring at the Academic Success & Tutoring Center 

    Overview: The ASTC provides drop-in tutoring for several high demand courses 

    What:  Drop-in tutoring for select courses (TBA)

    Fall 2022 Opening Date: Week of August 28th

    Where: ASTC (Stony Brook Union, Suite L-08)

    When: The schedule will be posted at the beginning of the semester.

    DAY TIME COURSE(S) TUTOR(S)
           

    Who: Stony Brook University students enrolled in the specific undergraduate course for which they are requesting tutoring.

    Some things to consider:

    • With the drop-in format, students should expect that a tutor may be helping other students at the same time. If students have similar questions or are reviewing similar course concepts, the tutor may group students together.
    • At times, the students may be expected to work individually while the tutor meets with other students. The tutor will check in periodically throughout the session, as time and the number of students attending allows.
    • Tutors will assist students on a first-come/first-helped basis. During peak periods, students may need to wait for assistance. In addition, tutors may limit the length of time students can stay for drop-in in order to assist the maximum number of students possible.

     

    Drop-In Tutoring at the Residential Tutoring Centers 

    Overview: The Residential Tutoring Centers (RTC) is a service offered by the  Division of Campus Residences and the Academic Success and Tutoring Center to provide drop-in peer tutoring for select MAT, PHY, and CHE undergraduate courses. 

    What: Drop-in tutoring for select MAT, PHY, & CHE courses

    When: Monday - Thursday from 8pm - 11pm

    Spring 2022 Opening Date: Tuesday, September 6th

    Where:
    Monday & Wednesday: H Community Center in James Hall
    Tuesdays & Thursday: Roth Center Classroom

    Who: All undergraduate students are welcome to use the services, regardless of residential status. 

    For more details and a list of courses supports by RTC drop-in tutoring, please click here

  • ONLINE, DROP-IN (STAR-NY)

    STAR-NY Online Tutoring Service

    Overview: This program provides free online tutoring for a variety of subject areas through a consortium of SUNY colleges and universities that have joined together to share resources and expertise to better meet student needs for online tutoring.  

    What: Online tutoring for the following content areas: 

    • Math: Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Pre-calculus, Calc I, and Intro to Statistics (upper division courses are not supported)
    • Chemistry: Introductory Level General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry
    • Biology: Introductory Level and Anatomy & Physiology
    • Physics: Introductory Level
    • Psychology: Introductory Level
    • Economics: Introductory Level, Macro, and Micro
    • Computer Science: Introductory Level
    • Nursing: Introductory Level
    • Nursing Math: Drug Measures; Med Labels/Syringe Calibrations; and Dosage, IV, and Pediatric Calculations
    • Accounting: Any Course Below the 400 Level
    • Writing*

    When: Sunday - Thursday from 7pm - Midnight (last login is 11:30pm)

    Summer 2022: Math and Writing only, Sunday May 15th - Thursday, August 25th

    Fall 2022 Opening Date: Wednesday, August 31st

    Where:  http://www.starny.org/tutoring_schedule

    IMPORTANT TO NOTE: 

    Depending on the night and subject, your tutor may be from Stony Brook University or one of the other 20+ participating SUNY campuses. 

    * Please be advised that Stony Brook students and alumni are encouraged to visit the campus Writing Center (Humanities 2009) which offers free personalized writing tutoring both online and in-person. Campus tutors are trained in writing instruction and work directly with faculty across the campus to better serve students at Stony Brook. For more information or to schedule appointments, please visit http://www.stonybrook.edu/writingcenter/ .

Help! I can't find ASTC tutoring for my course!

All students are encouraged to attend professor and TA office hours for extra support. If there is an associated Learning Center, Help Room, or walk-in tutoring service, students are encouraged to attend those as well.

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