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Tutoring

Do you feel like you need a little extra help in some or all of your classes? 

Texas State offers various FREE tutoring services for currently enrolled students.  Check out some or all of the services listed below.  Before you know it, you could be doing great in ALL of your classes!

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Tutoring for Science Majors (CLC)

SPECIFICALLY FOR SCIENCE MAJORS!!!

Get free tutoring in basic and advanced science and math courses at the CLC. Free, walk-in tutoring is available at the CLC; tutors are current science majors who have completed the courses in which you need help! They are a great resource for our majors! Call or follow the link below to view the current semester's tutoring schedule:

CLC Location: Roy F. Mitte Technology & Physics Building, 4th Floor
CLC Tutoring Schedule

Chemistry help

Student lab instructors are available to answer questions for students enrolled in chemistry courses. Office hours are posted on the door of Chemistry Building 119.

Chemistry tutors are listed on the bulletin board outside the Department of Chemistry office, Chemistry Building 238. These tutors work for pay.

Computer Science Tutoring

The Computer Science department offers free tutoring for students in an entry-level computer science course. Topics include:

  • Assembly
  • C/C++
  • Calculus
  • Computer Architecture
  • Data Structures
  • Discrete Math
  • Fundamentals of Technology
  • Operating Systems
  • UNIX Programming

Please see the Computer Science website or cal 512-245-3409 for more information.

Math Lab

Free tutoring for all Texas State students currently enrolled in math courses.

Derrick Hall, room 233
512.245.2074
http://www.math.txstate.edu/resources/lab.html

 

 

Physics

The Physics Help Center is located just outside room 3224 of the R. F. Mitte Building.  It is staffed from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm by physics Learning Assistants who are available to help with homework or other course related issues.

Student Learning Assistance Center (SLAC)

The SLAC Lab provides free academic assistance to students in many subjects, including math and science.  They are a great resource for your general education core classes, freshman-level math and science courses.  They also offer services in skill development in reading textbooks, taking notes, taking tests, overcoming procrastination, managing time, and setting goals.

Alkek Library, 4th Floor
512.245.2515
www.txstate.edu/slac/

The Writing Center

The Writing Center's trained tutors provide one-to-one counseling in writing for Texas State students at any level of study. This includes help with all types of writing such as essays, research papers, cover letters, essay exams, and resumes. Tutors can even help you to organize your PowerPoint presentations effectively!

ASBN - 1st Floor
512.245.3018
www.writingcenter.txstate.edu

Need to learn vocabulary or concepts?

Check out Quizlet. This free website allows you to creat virtual flashcards and play games.

How to study - tips

Need some tips on how to study? Visit SUNY Buffalo's "How to Study: A Brief Guide" for some tips. Topics include:

  • Time management
  • What order to study and where to do it
  • How to read texts
  • Homework, exams, and essays

Private tutoring

Private, for-pay tutors can be requested through SLAC or through individual departments.

To request a private tutor through SLAC, as well as check if your desired subject is available, visit the SLAC "Request a private tutor" form.

Finally, don't forget your professors! They are a great resource and want you to learn. Stop by during their office hours or send them an email. If you have a specific question or concept that you are struggling with, it is best to let them know - it provides a starting point for the conversation.