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CAMPUS TUTOr INFORMATION

Tutoring Support is Available from Academic Departments

CAPS-Learning Services does not provide content tutoring. Help is available on campus in the following areas:

Accounting

Go to http://www.gmu.edu/org/bap/index.htm and click on the Tutoring link on the left.

Astronomy

Contact Scholome Fisher, 703-993-1286, sfisher2@gmu.edu

Hours: Monday 10:15-3:30, Tuesday, 12:15-3:30, Thursday, 10:15am-12:30pm
Planetarium 2A

Biology

See Stem Accelerator

Chemistry

Contact the Chemistry Tutoring Center for help.

STEM Accelerator

The College of Science provides Learning Assistants for select courses to facilitate the learning of undergraduates in classrooms, labs, help rooms, and other venues. Learning Assistants understand the material, attend the course lectures, and provide tutoring on the 4th floor of Exploratory Hall. Help is provided on a walk-in basis. The schedule for fall is as follows:

StemSchedule

Computer Science

The CS department has undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants (not tutors) who assist students enrolled in CS courses. The schedule of their availability is determined after the semester starts.  Check the graduate teaching assistant schedule which is posted on the course syllabus, the bulletin board (near ENGR 4300), or call the Computer Science department's main number at (703) 993-1530 to get GTAs' schedule of availability for each specific course. Students can also access the respective course syllabus to locate the days/times/locations where course TAs are available-please check the "Courses and Syllabi" link at http://cs.gmu.edu.

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering has 19 teaching Assistants available to assist you. For additional information please call (703) 993-1569. Or you can visit them on the web at http://bass.gmu.edu

Finance

Go to http://som.gmu.edu/undergraduate/new-students/tutors/finance-tutors

Foreign Languages 

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages offers tutoring for students needing extra help with their foreign language studies. A list of tutors is available at http://mcl.gmu.edu/resource-page/tutoring.

IT

The IT Department's mentor tutoring resource is called STARS. For more information go to https://ait.gmu.edu/stars/peermentoring.html after the beginning of the semester.

Math

The Math Tutoring Center has 9 graduate Assistants and 13 Undergraduate Assistants to help you.

Free tutoring is available on a walk-in basis for all George Mason students enrolled in math courses up to MATH 290.

Location:
Johnson Center, Room 238
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10:00am-9:30pm and Friday, 10:00am-3:30pm

In addition to the Math Tutoring Center, the Mathematics Department maintains a list of private tutors online at http://math.gmu.edu/tutorlist.htm

For additional information, please call (703) 993-0116 or visit their web site at http://math.gmu.edu

Physics

See STEM Accelerator

Psychology

Students in need of a Tutor should contact the TA for the class who will tutor them or arrange to have someone tutor them.

Statistics

Tutoring in undergraduate statistics courses is available beginning the second week of each semester through the Statistics Department Tutoring Center located in the Engineering building, room 1716. For a schedule of available times and tutors, call the Statistics Department at (703) 993-3645.

Volgenau School of Engineering

ALL VSE students (Computer Science, Applied Computer Science, Applied Info Technology, and Engineering majors) in need of tutors can contact VSE Peer Advising Services in Engineering Building, room 2614 (http://volgenau.gmu.edu/undergraduates/peer_advising.php) or call (703) 993-1511 for more information.

The Writing Center

The Writing Center offers free writing support to Mason students. They provide individual tutoring on the Fairfax and Arlington campuses. Tutors are undergraduate and graduate students who work with writers through all stages of the writing process.

To make an appointment, visit their web site at writingcenter.gmu.edu, create an account, and log on to the online scheduler. Please take some time to become acquainted with their policies, too. Please direct your questions to wcenter@gmu.edu or 703-993-1200. 

 

 

Community Tutoring Resources

Sylvan Learning Center
Huntington Learning Center
Tutorquest