Non-LSC Academic Support Options
After seeking help from the professor and/or TA, students may decide to pursue tutoring help to enhance their understanding of course material. Please find below Non-LSC Academic Support and Resources for tutoring. The LSC offers free walk-in tutoring for many courses in biology, chemistry, economics, genetics, math, physics, and statistics. You can find a schedule here.
Find out how to get the most from your tutoring here!
If you have other academics related questions, please find additional resources and support listed below.
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.
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
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. Please find more information with the Economics Department. 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:
- CUES Tutoring: Provides underrepresented minority and first generation college students with access to tutors for gateway courses for engineers and for major level courses: https://www.engineering.cornell.edu/engdiversity/current-students/undergraduates/academic-support/cues-tutoring
For students in the School of Hotel Administration
- Consultations in written and oral communications, hotel 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). Please contact college directly.
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. Please contact the math department directly.
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. Please contact the department directly.
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.
Other Campus Support Groups and Initiatives
Cornell University offers a wide variety of resources, services, and help to support students. For more information, please see below.
Belonging @ Cornell: Cornell’s vision statement, Open Doors, Open Hearts, Open Minds, was formally adopted by all university governance bodies (the Employee Assembly, the University Assembly, the Student Assembly, the Faculty Senate, and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly) nearly two decades ago (2000). This vision still holds true to what our community is committed to. Find more information here.
Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives: OADI-is focused on inclusion and achievement across the Cornell campus so students of all backgrounds excel at their academic goals. OADI programs especially support low-income students, those who are the first in their families to achieve a college degree, and under-represented students of color. Find more information here.
College Advising Offices: colleges have professional staff advisors and faculty advisors who support and guide students in selecting courses, finding resources, and more.
Office of Undergraduate Biology (OUB): provides support and guidance to students interested in or affiliated with the biological sciences major, as well as students who are not in the major but are interested in integrating biology courses into their undergraduate experience.
Cornell Health: for health and well being (i.e. EARS, CAPS, Let’s Talk, Let’s Meditate) find more information here.
Student Disability Services: Student Disability Services (SDS) works in partnership with Cornell faculty, staff, and students to ensure that all aspects of student life are accessible, equitable, and inclusive of individuals with disabilities. Find more information here.
Tatkon Center for New Students: for tutoring, events, programming, and more, find information here.
Cornell Libraries : course reserves, laptop and equipment loans, printing, software tutoring (i.e. GIS, R, STAT), academic tutoring (i.e. English) – find more information here.
CIT : information technology services and support for the Cornell University community can be found here.
Academic Integrity at Cornell University – please consult your college for more information.