Peer Tutoring at the Learning Commons

 The “peer” in peer tutoring means that we know these courses and we can share our success strategies. We explain concepts in a way that you can understand and help you learn on your own terms. We won’t give you the answers to your work, but we’ll give you something better: the tools and confidence to authentically learn.



Tutoring at Bama

DROP-IN TUTORING

Great place to start if you have specific questions and already know where you’re struggling.

Work independently on homework and practice problems and ask tutors when you get stuck.

Receive guidance and problem-solving strategies (but NOT answers) for homework.

Stay as long as you need to and leave whenever you’re ready.


LEARNING GROUPS

Great place to start if you need a comprehensive look into course material.

Commit to meet with a peer tutor weekly throughout the academic term.

Work with a small group (maximum 15) and a tutor in a comfortable setting where you can ask questions.

Only available for select courses.

Sign-up for a Learning Group

COURSE-SPECIFIC SKILLS SESSIONS

Great place to start if you don’t know how to study for your course, take notes during lectures, or prepare for exams..

Create a study plan for your course. 

Learn how to take notes during a fast paced lecture.

Receive guidance on how to prepare for exams in this course. 

Group session in which a tutor and a coach will walk through study strategies for the course.

Course-Specific Skills Session Schedule

ONLINE TUTORING

Great place to start if you are an online student.

Make an appointment for a small group one-hour focused session.

We can assist with all courses listed on our tutoring schedule.

Our tutoring team will respond to your request via email to set up your online tutoring appointment.

Request an Online Tutoring Session