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 Fall 2020, 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 both one-on-one, weekly virtual sessions and online academic coaching to help you with 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)

Fall 2020 Virtual Hours (CLOSED during the week of Fall Recess, 11/22 – 11/28)

12-8 pm, Monday through Thursday
12-4 pm Friday and Saturday
2-10 pm Sunday

You can get help with homework or preparing for a test, meet with a study group, and have your questions answered by knowledgeable and approachable peer tutors here to help.

Free, walk-in tutoring is available in the Mathematics Department Help Center. 

Campus Living facilitates greater academic success through convenient tutoring services, including free in-person tutoring for individuals and groups in our Academic Success Centers, as well as free online tutoring.

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.