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Tutoring and Writing Centers: Tutoring Center

Tutoring services will resume on Tuesday, May 28th at the start of the Summer Semester. 

The Tutoring Center provides instructional support to all students. Services include individual tutoring by appointment in-person and remote, drop-in assistance (when a tutor is available), guided small-group study sessions, and assistance for related computer software.

See the information below to View the Tutor's Schedules and learn How to Make an Appointment.  


 

View Tutoring Center tutor Availability 

 
 

Tutoring is available by appointment

Look below to view the hours of the front desk staff and learn the three different ways you can make an appointment.  

Hours of operation for the Scheduling Desk:

Summer 2024

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm 
Friday: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm (online only)
Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

 To Make an Appointment By Telephone

You may call us at 301-546-0748 to speak with a scheduler to make an appointment.    

 

To Make an Appointment In Person

You may visit any of the following locations in person to make an appointment 

Location Campus Address Building Room #
Largo Campus 301 Largo Road
Largo, MD 20774
Lanham Hall 114A
University Town Center (UTC) 6505 Belcrest Road
Suite 125
Hyattsville, MD 2078

UTC Front Desk

(1st Floor)

Laurel College Center (LCC) 312 Marshall Avenue
Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
LCC Front Desk

 To Make an Appointment Live Online

Speak with a Scheduler in our Virtual TWC Chat Room. The scheduler in the chat room will set up your appointment.  They will also connect you with a live tutor at your scheduled time if your appointment is on Zoom.

Click on the OWL image below to access the Live Zoom room. 

What is Expected of Me, the Student?


  • You are expected to arrive ON TIME for each of your online appointments
  • You should have books, lecture notes, syllabi, and assignments with you
  • You should read and attempt any assigned material prior to coming to your online appointment
  •  You should move to a quiet room and try to keep background noises low before starting your online appointment

What Will the Tutoring Center Not Do?


  • Tutors will not do your homework for you. It is your responsibility to come prepared.
  • Tutors will not provide answers to quizzes, tests, or assignments that count toward your final course grade.
  • Tutors will not sign off that you have attended a tutoring appointment. If you have a requirement for proof of tutoring please speak with the manager for assistance.

 

Attendance/Cancellation Policy


  • You may make 1 appointment per day with a maximum of 2 appointments per week, per subject. 
  • Any appointment cancellation must be made at least 24 hours before the appointment or you will be considered a no-show. (Call (301) 546-0748 to cancel or leave a message.)
  • Appointments made on the same day are expected to be kept; otherwise, you will be considered a no-show.
  • If you arrive more than 10 minutes late, your appointment will be available for walk-ins. If your time is given away, you will be considered a no-show.
  • If you have two no-shows, you will be contacted by the Manager. On the third no-show, you will be required to meet with the manager before making additional appointments.  
  • If your missed appointment was due to a specific circumstance, you may schedule a meeting with the manager at any time to voice your concerns.  
What Subjects are Available?
Tutoring in the following subjects is offered: 
  • Accounting (ACC)
  • Biology (BIO)
  • Chemistry (CHM)
  • Developmental Learning Support (DLS)
  • Economics (ECN)
  • Information Technology (INT) 
  • Mathematics (MAT)
  • Nursing (NUR)  
  • Physical Science (PSC)
  • Physics (PHY)
  • Spanish (SPN)  
Subject availability changes each semester. On a weekly basis, students may make an appointment for subjects in which they are currently enrolled.

 
Helpful Resources

The Tutoring and Writing Centers are part of the Library and Learning Resources