Non-LSC Support and Resources

After seeking help from the professor and/or TA, students may decide to pursue tutoring help to enhance their understanding of course material. The Learning Strategies Center (LSC), www.sas.cornell.edu, offers free walk-in tutoring for many courses in biology, chemistry, economics, genetics, math, physics, and statistics.

For students seeking tutoring for courses not supported by the LSC, these are some of the additional tutoring resources available at Cornell:

 

Knight Writing Institute
The Knight Institute for Writing would like Cornell students to be aware of the times and locations of their Walk-In Service, open to ALL members of the Cornell community.  Tutoring is available here.  To schedule an appointment and to see walk in hours, please go to the Knight Institute website: http://knight.as.cornell.edu/wc

 

OADI Writing Assistance
The Office of Academic and Diversity Initiatives offers writing tutoring with Dr. Sarah Jefferis. Please email sbj3@cornell.edu to set up an appointment.  Further advising and tutoring information can be found here.

 

For Biology Majors
Biology Student Advisors offer tutoring to bio students in a number of subjects, see the “Student Advisors” section at http://biology.cornell.edu/ for more information.

 

For CALS Students
Tutoring for CALS students only, http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/advising/academic/tutoring/

CALS Honor Society also offers tutoring for CALS students by e-mailing the tutoring chair found on the CALS tutoring site.

 

For students studying Economics
The Economics Tutoring Center helps with concepts (not problem sets) from introductory and intermediate micro- and macro-economics (with or without calculus), and econometrics. http://instruct1.cit.cornell.edu/courses/econetc/hours.htm

The Dept. of Economics, 4th floor of Uris Hall, can provide a list of non-vetted economics tutors available for hire.

 

For Engineering students (and BEE majors)
Engineering Learning Initiatives peer tutoring: www.engineering.cornell.edu/tutoring

 

For students in the School of Hotel Administration
Consultations in written and oral communications, HA students only: www.hotelschool.cornell.edu/students/ugrad/comm/

 

For students in the school of Industrial Labor Relations
Economics and Statistics Tutoring (ILR students only) www.ilr.cornell.edu/studentservices/advising/support.html

 

For students seeking help in Mathematics
The Math Support Center offers extensive hours for walk-in individual and group tutoring for students at all levels of math, as well as on-line study capsules: www.math.cornell.edu/twiki/bin/view/MSC/

 

For students taking Physics courses not supported by the LSC, or who are seeking a private tutor
The Dept. of Physics maintains a list of non-vetted physics tutors available for hire.

 

For students enrolled in Psychology 1101
Tutoring is available directly from the course.

 

If you do not find a tutor using these links, Please check with the instructor and/or the department offering the course.

If you still haven’t found a tutor, Please ask the Chairperson, Director of Undergraduate Studies, or the Director of Graduate Studies in that department. (The print version of the Courses of Study Catalogue lists these people for most departments, or see www.courses.cornell.edu/) They may be able to assist in identifying a potential tutor.

The LSC cannot endorse the tutors provided in the above links.