Academic Success


If you are having difficulty in class, don’t hesitate to ask for help. Students from all departments are encouraged to talk to their professors if they are in need of assistance. Seek help by talking to your professors during their office hours or by appointment.


The following departments also have FREE tutoring available:

Fall 2019

Biology: Living Systems (BETAs)

Dr. Gonzalez:

Monday & Tuesday, 7-8 PM, Fondren-Jones Science Center (FJS) 148

Dr. Taub:

Tuesday, 7:30-8:30 PM, Fondren-Jones Science Center (FJS) 204

Sunday, 7:30-9:30 PM, Fondren-Jones Science Center (FJS) 204 (or 151)

General Chemistry (SCI Guides - group problem solving) 

Monday-Thursday, 8-9 PM, Fondren-Jones Science Center (FJS) 402

Wednesday, 12:30-1:30 PM, Fondren-Jones Science Center (FJS) 360

Thursday, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM, Fondren-Jones Science Center (FJS) 360

General Chemistry (Tutors - one-on-one help) 

Monday, 5-7 PM, The Cove

Friday, 11 AM-1 PM, The Cove

Walk-ins welcome or message tutors on GroupMe app

For more information on tutoring, contact Megan melo (

Organic Chemistry (SCI Guides)

Thursday & Sunday, 7-8 PM, Fondren-Jones Science Center (FJS) 402

Friday, 12:45-1:45 PM, Fondren-Jones Science Center (FJS) 402

Physics Tutoring

Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday, 7-9 PM, Fondren-Jones Science Center (FJS) 160

Math/Computer Science Tutoring

Monday - Thursday, 7-9 PM, Fondren-Jones Science Center (FJS) 310

Kinesiology Tutoring

A&P II Review Session - contact Dr. Merritt for information (

Health and Fitness Concepts Review Session - contact Dr. Mikan for information (

Psychology (SCI Guides for Inquiry-Based Research Methods with Animals)

Sunday, 8-9 PM, Olin 111

Finance Tutoring (Sept. 16-Dec. 11)

Monday, 12:30-2 PM, Mood-Bridwell Hall (MBH) 109

Wednesday, 2:30-4 PM, Mood-Bridwell Hall (MBH) 109


Thursday, 4:30-6:30 PM, Olin 125

Friday, 1-2:30 PM, Olin 125

Friday, 12-1 PM, Bishops Lounge (Chinese Table)


Tuesday, 8:30-9 PM, Olin 125

Wednesday, 2-3 PM, Olin 125

Thursday, 5-6 PM, Olin 125

Tuesday, 12-1 PM, Bishops Lounge (French Table)


Monday, 11 AM-12:45 PM, Olin 125

Monday 5-6:45 PM, Olin 125

Wednesday, 12-1 PM, Bishops Lounge (German Table)


Monday & Wednesday, 7-9 PM, Olin 125

Wednesday, 12-1 PM, Commons (Spanish Table)

Or via email:


Thursday, 4:30-6 PM, Olin 125

Friday, 1-2:30 PM, Olin 125


Contact Kyla Gorman to set up individual tutoring (

Debby Ellis Writing Center

The Debby Ellis Writing Center is located in the Library (SLC) 111

Sunday, 3-9 PM

Monday - Thursday, 10 AM-9 PM (closed Mondays 12:30-1:30 PM for staff meetings)

Friday & Saturday, CLOSED

By appointment or walk-in. Click here for more info. Make sure to check out their videos and list of other useful services that they provide!


For all other courses and departments, see your professor during office hours or reach out via email.


Don’t see the tutoring you are looking for please click here to let us know what services you need.


In addition to the FREE departmental tutoring outlined above, the Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) has compiled a list of Southwestern University students who would like to be hired as tutors.  For more information contact CCPD at or stop by to get information (Prothro 140).