Tutoring Services

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Do you need free assistance for your chemistry, engineering, math or physics courses? Free help is readily available from the following programs/groups for any student who is interested in improving his or her academic performance.

Information below has been updated for Spring 2021, but please check with each resource for the latest details.

SEAS Small Groups for First-Year Students

These innovative, academic small groups consist of professional instructors who work closely with first-year students to help them learn how to approach university-level engineering problems. Groups are typically offered across the core curriculum of chemistry, math and physics.

Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society Tutoring

Free tutoring by members of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society is available upon request.  Listed below are volunteer tutors for the current semester, with their major and email address.  Please contact your preferred student directly for more information about possible tutoring in MTH 141, 142, 241, PHY 107, PHY 108, and introductory courses required for their respective majors.

Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Study Buddy Program

The WiSE Study Budder Finder program can help you expand your support network by identifying other WiSE members in your courses.

Visit www.buffalo.edu/wise/programs/study-groups and complete the Study Buddy Finder form, including any courses for which you would like to find a study group.

Once the submission form has closed, each participant will receive an email containing names and contacts for fellow WiSE students in your specific courses.

Additional UB Resources

Offers virtual one-on-one tutoring appointments, online success workshops, and virutal academic coaching sessions to help you a variety of academic needs including time management, organization, and study strategies based on your preferred learning style.

View details Online and connect BY EMAIL: asktutoring@buffalo.edu or BY PHONE: 716-645-6693  

UB undergraduates can receive tutoring through the Math Place.  The Math Place is a FREE peer tutoring service specifically designed for undergraduate UB students in ULC or Mathematics classes (ULC 147-184, MTH 121, 122, 131, 141, and 142)

Spring 2021 Virtual Hours (Beginning Monday, February 8)

2-8 pm, Sunday through Thursday
12-4 pm Friday and Saturday

The Math Place has a Discord server where students can meet with tutors one on one in voice chat or video chat, where both you and the tutor have the ability to share your screens. You can ask tutors questions, work with tutors on problems, or work with tutors on your math skills. They’re an excellent resource to help you study for quizzes and exams! It is FREE drop-in tutoring (no appointment necessary!) Just join our Discord server, become authenticated, and meet with tutors any time that we are open!

Free, online tutoring is available from the Mathematics Department Help Center. 

UB Physics Department: Students in UB Chapter of Society of Physics

UB students in the UB chapter of the Society of Physics provide free tutoring in classes from PHY 101 up.  Tutoring times are Tuesdays 4-5 PM, Wednesday 4-6 PM, and Friday 4-5 PM. Here is the zoom link for these tutoring sessions. Anyone is welcome.

Campus Living facilitates greater academic success through convenient tutoring services in a variety of subjects.  Appointments can be scheduled via Navigate for Virtual Appointments using Zoom. 

UB's Center for Excellence in Writing supports writers across the university as they compose, construct, and share meaning.

STAR-NY is a consortium of SUNY colleges and universities that have joined together to share resources and expertise to better meet student needs for online tutoring.

Paid Tutors

Most departments have a list of tutors for hire. Average price is about $10/hour. Contact your department for more information.

Study Buddies is a feature within the Navigate mobile app or desktop site that allows you to opt-in to connect with students in each of your classes who are interested in forming study groups. How you choose to interact can be decided by your group, whether it be in-person or virtually.