Whether you are struggling with fundamentals or want to boost your GPA, our center-certified peer tutors can help you become an active and independent learner.
Tutoring services are offered as scheduled individual appointments, small study-group sessions and drop-in tutoring for the following courses:
Tutoring appointments are offered starting the third week of each fall and spring semester and until the last day of that semester’s classes. No tutoring is offered during the winter and summer sessions.
Students are only allowed to schedule at total of 60 minutes of tutoring appointments per day per subject.
Watch your UB email for announcements about study-group sessions and drop-in tutoring offered during the semester.
Attend your course instructor and teaching assistant's office hours, which are listed in your course syllabus, for:
If you are unable to attend your scheduled appointment, you must cancel through Navigate four hours before your appointment. Failure to do so will result in a “no-show.” After three “no-shows” your tutoring privileges may be revoked.
To get the most out of your appointment:
Arrive on time and bring any necessary course materials, such as your textbook, notes, assignment and syllabus. When making your appointment, leave a note for your tutor about your goals for the appointment.
Practice makes perfect
The Presentation Practice Monitor is a large screen TV that you and your group can use to rehearse a class presentation. The available times will vary and can be limited because the Learning Hub is first dedicated as a space for individual tutor appointments during the semester.
If the space is unavailable or if your group does not meet the required criteria for the reservation request, you can investigate these alternative options: