Academic Success Center

Tutorial Services

Spring 2014 Tutoring Schedule

The ASC is no longer accepting Tutor Requests for the Spring Semester.

The ASC offers FREE drop-in tutoring in a group setting in over 100 courses at Clemson University.

On level 5 in Cooper Library, Zone 1, you will find tutors to help with introductory level courses in math, biology, chemistry and physics.  Look for the colored mesh vests. Also look for table signs to identify the specific courses. Zone 2 is temporarily on the first floor of Hendrix near the stairwell in front of the elevator.  Once construction is completed, it will probably be moved back to the second floor. Zone 3 is in the Brown Union Loggia across from the computer store. Zone 4 is in the Class of '56 Building, first floor tutor rooms.

Regular Semester Hours:

  • Monday-Thursday, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., 9 p.m. for certain courses
  • Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. and later

Tutoring Session on the 5th floor of Cooper Library
Tutoring Session in Cooper Library

How should I use Tutoring?

  • Use tutoring to discuss course materials, ask questions, and practice problems.
  • Go to class! Tutoring is not a substitute for lecture, recitation, or office hours.
  • Tutoring is not a chance to have another student explain the content. Your tutor will not reteach material but will work through concepts, ideas, or problems with you so that you can leave with a great understanding.
  • Do not procrastinate! Sessions the week of the test are less helpful and more crowded.

When should I use Tutoring?

  • Use tutoring "early and often."
  • Don't wait until you're in trouble!
  • Work to stay at the top of the class, to review for a major assignment, and to improve understanding of course materials.
  • Prepare an hour's worth of questions for a session.

What should I bring to Tutoring?

  • Class notes, lecture notes, and textbook.
  • Practice problems or tests distributed by instructor.
  • Anything you want to discuss is fair game - except graded work that has not yet been submitted.
  • A list of questions in order to maximize your tutoring time.

What should I expect from Tutoring?

  • Tutoring isn't a "get-out-jail-free" card.
  • Tutoring supplements the work required by your class.
  • You and your tutor will work through problems and concepts.
  • The tutor will ask questions, rather than give solutions.
  • You should leave a successful session with a better understanding of both course concepts AND what you'll have to do to get ready for your next assignment.

Need help and we don't provide support?
Check out our Tutor Request Policy.  

 

Our tutor training program is nationally certified by the College Reading and Learning Association.

Direct any questions regarding Tutorial Services to:
Justine Chasmar
Academic Success Center
836 McMillan Rd.
chasmar@clemson.edu
(864) 656-6216

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