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.

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 tutors for the current semester, with their major and email address.  Please contact the tutor for more information about possible tutoring in MTH 141, 142, 241, PHY 107, PHY 108, and introductory courses required for their respective majors.  

Electrical Engineering Student Assistants

EE Student Assistants are available in the Salvatore Atrium, 2nd Floor of Davis Hall on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays, 5-6:30 pm to assist fellow students with undergraduate engineering courses, study habits and strategies, finding ways to get involved at UB, and connecting with other EE students.

Additional UB Resources

Free walk-in tutoring, tutoring by appointment, study group sessions, academic coaches, and related support services in various subjects (computers, study areas, events, and skill building workshops).

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

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

Paid Tutors

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

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.

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.

UB undergraduates can receive tutoring at the Math Place, open 10:00-6:00*, Monday through Thursday during the fall and spring semesters. You can get help with homework or preparing for a test, meet with a study group, or borrow a textbook, calculator, or computer.

*Evening hours from 4:00-6:00 are generously supported by the Undergraduate Student Association.